The HUB is about the power of innovation through collaboration. It's a global network of 25+ physical spaces that enclose some 4000+ social entrepreneurs and social innovators, working collaboratively to develop impacting ventures for a better world.
The HUB is based on the realisation that there is no shortage of good ideas to solve the issues of our time. But there is an acute lack of collaboration and support structures to help make them happen. The first HUB was founded in London in 2005 to address these needs. Since then, more HUB founders and members around the world set out to create spaces that combine the best of a trusted community, an innovation lab, a business incubator and the comforts of a home. Spaces with all the tools and trimmings needed to grow and develop sustainable and innovative ventures for the world. But above all, spaces for meaningful encounters, exchange and inspiration, full of diverse people doing amazing things, and enriched by a programme of inspirational events and business-support systems. The idea has been spreading like wildfire and resulted in the emergence of a global movement. To date, there are 25+ open HUBs and many more in the making, from London to San Francisco, Johannesburg, Melbourne and Sao Paulo.