We are what we do
Social Innovators from within and beyond the public, private and third sectors are establishing a new form of commerce for the 21st Century. The Hub Kings Cross is becoming the place they call home.
For some more info on our members, and the impact they are having on the world, check out the stories below.
- Rupa Ganguli SPINNA Rupa's career achievements span breathing life into a traditional dying craft industry in the Himalayas with sensitive development, introducing innovative design and business methods, to managing high-level projects with the International Trade Centre and working on landmark technological and development projects worldwide. Through her work Rupa developed a passion for empowering women in the textiles industry so in 2010 she set up the not for profit foundation: SPINNA. The Women’s international Textile Alliance which is supported by the UN and partnered with the US State Department and the Ethical Fashion Forum. SPINNA works to empower women artisans and entrepreneurs through training, mentoring and technology to bring their talents to the world market.
- Brendan Martin Public World
Public World is a consultancy company driven by commitment to good jobs & livelihoods, democratic institutions & workplaces, and, green economic development & human rights. They provide solutions through research, policy analysis & strategic development, stakeholder dialogue & consultation and workforce involvement & change management. It’s an ambitious mission, but making their home at the Hub has made all the difference. As Brendan says, “whenever the road ahead looks tough, the buzz, the networks and the friendship there make us believe we’ll make it -- and we will!
- Rob Dyke Tactix4
Tactix4 works to develop information management solutions in healthcare using open source techniques and tools. Their business ethos is built on the strength of community developed and tested solutions to problems and in partnership with a variety of stakeholders. The Hub has been a valuable resource enabling them to meet other professionals both within and without their particular communities, and to build relationships that have helped to drive their business forward and, solve some genuine problems in healthcare information management.
- Daniel Brewer Resonance
Resonance is passionate about mobilising risk capital with values. A specialist financial intermediary, which connects investors looking for more than just a financial return with social enterprises that have a clear potential for growth and high social impact. Working with social enterprises predominantly throughout the UK, Resonance assists them in their development strategies and matching them with investors, large and small, who desire to get involved and invest in sustainable, well-planned, values-based projects.