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Ed Tech Sector Challenges 2018

Ed Tech is a highly visible sector in the entrepreneurial and start-up markets.  In August 2017, The Guardian reported the industry would be worth €146 Billion by the year 2020.  Despite the sunny financial outlook, every sector faces challenges. Ed…

Waste-Free Holidays and Birthdays

With Fasching Dienstag right around the corner and Easter only forty days behind, we thought the community may want a little advice on waste-free holidays (and Birthdays too).  The folks at LUNZERS Maß-Greißlerei put together this list of tips for…

EdTech Frontlines: Alfred Hofer, Vision Education

Alfred Hofer is the Head of Business Development at Vision Education, a developer of language learning and vocabulary training applications for mobile and the web. Their current projects include: LearnMatch, a sports-themed and sponsor-financed language learning mobile App, and phase6 …

EdTech: Bringing Education Closer to the Digital Era

Education is an institution that has remained largely unchanged for decades. Technology is here to change that. But what is EdTech? EdTech stands for Education Technology. It’s the use of technology to improve how we consume, access, facilitate, and disseminate…

Book Round Up: The Future is Now

I found myself re-reading George Orwell’s 1984.  The avid reader’s curse is to find solace within dusty volumes pulled from precarious piles. Reading 1984, Fahrenheit 451, Brave New World, and Handmaid’s Tale provide little comfort amidst the modern life’s turmoil.  …

Spotlight: Don’t grow older, grow WisR!

Only seven months ago, we spoke with Klaudia Bachinger about her dreams for her fledgling startup WisR. Since then, the company has added two Co-founders (Carina Roth, Chief Financial Officer, and Martin Melcher, Chief Technical Officer) and everything is now…

New Year, New You! Making Healthy Habits

Do you find yourself in that same new year’s resolution cycle every year? Things feel fresh, you’ve made your resolutions, and you’re excited for the new year! But, a few weeks or a few months later, you still haven’t filled…

Five reasons to celebrate 2017

We’re approaching the end of what was a very eventful year for Impact Hub, our members, and the social entrepreneurship ecosystem. Before we dive into the new year, we’d like to take a few minutes to look back and reflect…

How to unplug during the holidays

It’s almost the holidays and time for all of us to slow down, spend time with friends and family, and relax. Take this time of year to unplug yourself from your busy day to day and recharge. As connected as…