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Humans of Impact Hub-Graunt Kruger

Q: Could you tell us about yourself? My name is Graunt Kruger. I am the CEO and co-founding partner of the US subsidiary of Intellidex. We have offices in South Africa and the UK. We do financial services and capital markets research for clients around the world who have an interest in Africa.…

Humans of Impact Hub: Jacob Fohtung

I’m Jacob Fohtung, a 2nd year MBA student at Babson College and the co-founder of Jamani Ventures, an investment platform for early-stage  African startups. I’m from a family of 8. I was born and raised in Cameroon in the West Africa by a physician and pharmacist.…

#TheStruggleIsReal

Starting a business is fun, at least in the dream stage. You envision all the good you’ll do for the world and of course, she’ll reward you with a fulfilled purpose, great PR and skyrocketing revenue. Your heart is aflame with ideas and solutions to the problems of the world. …

Summer at Impact Hub: How Does Coworking Help You Stay Productive in the Summer?

We all love the summer, but it sure is easy to get lost in dreams of lying on the beach.  What is it about Impact Hub that makes it easier to stay productive even in the summer, while still enjoying the season?…

SDG 4: Education Focused Impact Members @ IHB

These words couldn’t be more profound because of education’s long-lasting effects for generations. Among the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), one of the most powerful goal is SDG 4 on Education that calls to ensure ‘inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’.  …

Director’s Perspective on ‘This Ain’t Normal’

On May 10th, Impact Hub Boston screened the documentary ‘This Ain’t Normal’ as part of an ongoing series of screening movies and documentaries that feature social causes. The well-attended screening was followed by a panel discussion with candidates running for the Suffolk County District Attorney position.…

Movies That Matter: ‘This Ain’t Normal’

In Middle English, the word ‘gang’ is defined as ‘set of things or people that go together’ according to dictionary.com. That definition isn’t that far off when describing the fraternity among gang members, who join together to form their own groups in the absence of father figures and role models.…

The Death of “Non-Profit”

Trump pollutes everything he touches. Now he has killed the term “non-profit” as a signal of public benefit and social good. “Non-profit” literally comes from an IRS designation for an organization that has been classified as having a tax-exempt purpose. It turns out that many of the organizations running the facilities used to house detained immigrant infants and young people for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) turn out to be non-profits.…

Visibility for Impact Projects Worldwide – Impact Journalism Day

Since 2013, Impact Hub Boston (IHB) has attracted non-profit and for-profit social impact organizations to work within a collaborative space that promotes growth, positivity, and acceptance.  For a new venture, an important benefit of being located within this environment is the visibility that IHB affords to its members.…