We teamed up with Westminster City Council to support social entrepreneurs of limited financial means to increase the entrepreneurial diversity, knowledge base and opportunities for collaboration in our community.
Starting in February, our Impact Scholarship 2016 supports up to 20 purpose-driven businesses of limited financial means, with access to our ecosystem of collaborative workspace, resources and network.
In return for offering these Impact Hub Westminster membership packages, we ask our scholars to bring their energy, knowledge and an attitude of collaboration to our community.
Applications for 2016 are now closed.
Impact ScholarshipsUp to 20 Impact Scholarships offering:
- A choice of 3 months 100hr Membership or 4 months 50hr Membership
- Weekly networking opportunities with social entrepreneurs
- Access to Impact Hub London events
- Access to our online community of over 11,000 members worldwide.
- Access to our member benefits package, which includes discounts on business support services such as accountancy, legal, HR and marketing.
The important bit…
The Impact Scholarship offer includes full subsidy of membership fees along with additional member benefits (details above). It does not include optional extras such as printing, telephone services, storage, meeting rooms etc. These optional extras are available to scholars for the associated fees.
The Impact Scholarship aims to make Impact Hub Westminster more accessible to those with financial difficulty, or of limited financial means. Two (or more) members from the same business can apply for Impact Scholarship. Our application form will be kept kept strictly confidential.
This offer is not open to current space-using members of any Impact Hub in London, although it is open to Connection members of any Impact Hub. This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other membership offers.
THE CLASS OF 2015 - Cleantech
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Homepod is a real-time architectural resourcing system for designers and property developers. Homepod uses an algorithm to measure the sustainability value of products. Homepod tailors advance environmental impacts by cutting through operational risk to reduce cost. Homepod mission is to cut 3% from construction waste right from the design stage.
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THE CLASS OF 2014
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