Eugénio de Almeida Foundation Hosts Impact Hub’s Next Level Strategy Workshop

27 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Today, a key team of Impact Hub staff, board members, and external partners will convene in UNESCO World Heritage Site Évora, Portugal for a week-long strategy workshop hosted by the Eugénio de Almeida Foundation (EAF).

Impact Journalism Day: Rewriting The Future

22 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
Unemployment affects 201 million people in the world. One in nine people are undernourished, while one third of all the food produced is thrown away. Eight people own the same wealth as half of the world’s population.

CrowdSolving Global Problems: Exponential Change Calls For Exponential Collaboration

16 June 2017 | Hala Hanna
Last month, I was invited to speak to the Unlikely Allies crowd in Berlin, a select group of 150 change-makers from around the world brought together by Impact Hub. Here's what I told them about how we're CrowdSolving global problems.

Impact Hub and UNDP Kick Off 2017 Edition of Accelerate2030

6 June 2017 | Ksenia Tugay
On May 3, Impact Hub Geneva and UNDP, with the support of multiple partners including SwissRe and Pfizer, launched the second edition of Accelerate2030, a cross-border scaling program for impact-driven ventures contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

AXA and Impact Hub Select Three Finalists for Risk Prevention Challenge

6 June 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
After a month-long virtual scouting effort led by Impact Hub across a global network of 16,000+ social innovators, AXA has chosen the three finalists for its Prevention with Impact accelerator program.

More Sun, Cheaper Electricity: Startup First To Pass Green Energy Savings On To Consumers

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
 Simon Schmitz wants to change the way you think about the sun and the wind. Having worked in the energy industry in the past, he saw green, innovative ideas being passed over because of a business culture that was uncomfortable with risk. 

Social Entrepreneurs Bring Work, Stability, and Community to Refugees

20 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
The journey from Syria to Europe is not an easy one. Though the routes are constantly changing, they usually involve thousands of miles of walking, dangerous boat rides, and constant fear of violence and deportation.

This Armenian Ed-Tech Company Is Changing The Way We Run Our Schools

5 May 2017 | Martha Burwell
Can an ed-tech company improve the lives of Armenia’s children? Suren Aloyan, the founder of Dasaran, has proven that it can. His company has leapfrogged traditional models of education, using the latest technological innovations  to create Armenia’s first comprehensive e-Learning portal.

Impact Hub Partners with IEF to Expand Presence to India

4 May 2017 | Whitney Schaefer
IEF Entrepreneurship Foundation and Impact Hub have partnered to support the development of sustainable Impact Hubs in India. The initial focus will be to develop two Impact Hubs, one in a large metro and another in a smaller tier 2 town. 

Rape Survivor Creates Ethical Business to Reduce Violence Against Women

22 March 2017 | Martha Burwell
Joy McBrien is a phoenix. Having faced personal tragedy while still a teenager, she transformed that pain into a journey out of which would rise an ethical business, the healing of herself, and the empowerment of women all over the world.
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