IMPACT HUB LISBON – Newsletter

THE IMPACT BOX
This award is also yours!
Dear Impact Maker,
 
We are very excited to share the good news with you:
Our program Escola de Impacto (School of Impact) has been recognized as the best social responsibility practice in the category “Community”!

At Impact Hub, we believe impact cannot happen in isolation. On this note, we would like to warmly thank all the partners we teamed up with, to make this first edition of Escola de Impacto a fantastic co-creation experience. This award is also yours!

The landmark event of this month was the Final Pitch Session of Escola de Impacto with Fundação Ageas. The purpose of this 3-month program was to empower people in a socially vulnerable situation through social entrepreneurship. Ready for Impact?

  • 40+ applicants > 19 participants > 9 finalists
  • 190+ training/mentoring hours, powered by 25+ impact makers partners
  • 100K€+ of economic value generated within our entrepreneurial network
  • 9 economic initiatives created
  • 3 initiatives are already producing revenues, 6 are in the launch phase
  • 1 award allotted by the Portuguese Association for Corporate Ethics 
For more inspirations, read on!

Sophie Lança, Founder at New Destinations, gave precious personal and professional advice to the French community settling in Portugal.

We received the team from Laboratório de Investimento Social to answer all questions regarding the upcoming Impact Generator program, happening in our space in September.

A new edition of the Business Basics Workshop runned by Mariana Servidio brought more practical exercises on how to run a sustainable business.

This first week of July, we teamed up with Canopy Lisbon for a Demo Night focusing on Impactful Ideas – the atmosphere was vibrant and the outcomes are already blossoming!

Our next event? SAVE THE DATE!
July 13th – Want to be inspired by extraordinary successful female entrepreneurs?
This Lean in Women is organized by Agata Zborowska, a UN Empower Women Champion for Change. Join her and the powerful speakers she is bringing along to share their great experiences.

 

We keep growing and improving our space, this month, thanks to Epson we upgraded our technical capability with an amazing XXL screen and top-notch projector

Looking for  MEETING or EVENT SPACE?

Our space is located in the most creative neighborhood of Lisbon (betweeen Village Underground and LX Factory). Coupled to a 150+ people capacity, our space is flexible enough to host your next work meeting, movie screening, party or large audience reception. We have multiple rooms and event spaces available for rent by the hour, half day, full day, weekly and monthly!
For inquiries contact: lisbon@impacthub.net

Escola de Impacto just ended last week with a fantastic Final Pitch Session!

What comes next for the 9 finalists?
Our “entrepreneurs in the making” got a free membership access to our space, including business mentoring. Within 6 months, we will gather again our key partners to make a point on their initiative development process. Curious to know more about them and their initiatives? Stay tuned!

Want to be part of the next edition as trainer, mentor, or partner?
Let’s get in touch! 

What’s next?
Impact Generator – we will host and collaborate in the second edition in our space in September. Want to be on board for the third edition? The application process is likely to start in November!
Montepio Social Techany idea of tech-based social innovation? Apply to this transversal program by September 3rd!

This month, we were delighted to welcome visitors coming from 10+ Impact Hubs across the world. 

Our direct membership global community is now made up of more than 15,000 changemakers, reaching together over 22 million people through services, products, and activities. That’s the power of the Impact Hub Global Network

Congrats Francesco!
Our Community Manager was in Madrid this week with the other semi-finalists of EU Social Innovation Competition – Equally Rebooted. His team is developing a digital job board concept. Want to know more? Write to the team!
 
At last summer is here, enjoy every sun ray!

Sunny greetings,
The Impact Hub Lisbon Team

Our mailing address is:
Impact Hub Lisbon
R. 1º de Maio 103
1300-472 Lisboa
Portugal 
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