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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…

Hubby Holidays! Impactful Gift Ideas from the Impact Hub Community

We think the holidays are the perfect time of year to use your purchasing power to support local entrepreneurs and make a positive impact on our society. In that spirit, we’ve gathered a collection of special offers from startup ventures…

Spotlight: How to be goood! A conversation with Georg Woschnagg and Claudia Winkler

Georg Woschnagg and Claudia Winkler are Co-Founders of goood, a mobile phone service provider where 10% of your monthly fees are donated to a social cause or charity of your choice. They are off and running in Germany and in…