Hubbers do good better

Impact Hub Ottawa is a community of creative and entrepreneurial changemakers who are shaping a better future for our city and our world through social innovation and cross-sector collaboration.

Powered by a 3,200 sq. ft. shared coworking and learning environment, we are part of a global network of over 15,000 purpose-driven individuals and organizations in more than 85 Impact Hubs around the world.

Our Story

Hub Ottawa Working Impact Hub Ottawa is the national capital region’s collaboration and innovation ecosystem for people and organizations working to better the world. Since 2012, the Hub has been a community and catalyst for social change across Ottawa, building community, facilitating learning, connections and exchange, and advancing civic and social innovation. 

Our Community

Members Wall We are home to over 350 social innovators, including tech startups and small businesses, entrepreneurs and freelancers, public servants and artists, designers and developers, and nonprofits and NGOs. This diversity of multi-generational and cross-sector perspectives, insights, and experiences creates a rich environment for ideas and opportunities to spark and collide.

Upcoming Events

  1. Top 10 RRSP Tips

    Top 10 RRSP Tips
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  2. Making Magic Happen in Africa: Funding Access to Education in the Kilifi District of Kenya

    Making Magic Happen in Africa:
    Funding Access to Education in…

  3. Camp Tech: Writing Killer Web Content

    Killer web content can help you tell the story of…

Stories From Our Community

Impact Academy 2016-2017: Meet the Impacters

Late last year, we kicked off our 6th cohort of Impact Academy and welcomed 25 new social entrepreneurs to the Impact Hub Community. For the past 3 months they have been working hard, developing their projects, and taking their ideas…

Our New Home: Membership Model

When we first announced our move back in July 2016, we knew that we wanted to do more than just move our things and change our address. This expansion is also an opportunity to rethink and reimagine our member experience…

Introducing our new Community Lead!

As many of you know, we placed a call out in November for an energetic people person who could help take our community to the next level. We are excited to share that we did in fact find an amazing…

Our New Home: Space Design

The design of our physical space is integral to how we build community, facilitate collaboration, and foster creativity and innovation. With over 10 years of best practices and lessons learned from the Impact Hub global network, there is a wealth…