Based in Croatia

Impact Hub Zagreb

A For-profit with social mission

Organization Details

Impact Hub Zagreb is member of Impact Hub Global Network of 80 spaces around the world. In Croatia, it is the biggest collaborative space, a business incubator and a center for individuals that empowers, connects and supports the new generation of impact entrepreneurs and social innovators.

Impact Story

3 years after opening, we are proud of the following achievements:​

  • Supported a community of 105 members from different fields, background and expertise, who have chosen Hub space as their place to work and to gather every month.
  • Launched The Inkubator, the first business incubator in Croatia for social entrepreneurs co-financed by the Croatian Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts (more here: theinkubator.net)
  • Successfully ran for 2 years the Social Impact Award Croatia, Croatian branch of the biggest European student competition in social entrepreneurship, an award based and pre-incubation program for student’s entrepreneurial ideas with social impact. (more here: socialimpactaward.hr)
  • Started WISE project, a transnational EU-founded project to support 60 women social innovators in Croatia, Spain and Greece. (more here: wise4women.eu)
  • Scaled up a model of inspiration and empowerment for girls and young teenagers to go on to explore careers on Science, Technology , Engineering and Mathematics fields (more here: pyxiedustproject.org)

But it is this impact that we are more excited about:

  1. 4 businesses incorporated as new legal entities while at Impact Hub, only the last 8 months.
  2. 11 full time newly created positions from Impact Hub members in 2014
  3. 45 selected entrepreneurs attended our incubation and entrepreneurial programs.
  4. 15 ventures incubated at Impact Hub Zagreb so far
  5. 33,000 Euro given in total as seed capital for best entrepreneurs
  6. 1000+ people reached with Hub events and programs related to entrepreneurship
  7. 1/3 of Hub members have improved their organization’s product or services while at Hub
  8. 77% of members are founders or cofounders in startups or growing organizations and therefore around 70% of members hold top management positions.
  9. 64% of Hub members have extended their network (they have met at least 5 new persons while at Hub space that added value to their professional and personal development).
  10. 3 to 5 hours per month of feedback, mentoring or advice that each Hub member provides to other member.
  11. Average yearly revenue per organization (members of Impact Hub Zagreb) in 2014: 57K euro