At Impact Hub Oakland, we cultivate, support and connect an entrepreneurial community of change-makers as they pioneer solutions for a world that works for all, by offering quality educational programs and an inspiring coworking space.

In collaboration with our partners, we offer programs that deliver solid business skills to early stage businesses, and pitching and investor relations skills at the pre-seed stage. We couple these programs with membership in an entrepreneurial community to provide connections to an ecosystem of peers, mentors, investors, community leaders and government – all within an inspiring space that fosters collaboration & creativity.

Business Academy

The Business Academy at Impact Hub Oakland has several accelerator cohorts that meet entrepreneurs right where you are. Whether you are beginning to form your idea, operating a business or scaling, we have an offering that will take you to the next level. Our instructors are experts in their field and have combined years of experience in business and finance and training entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds and sectors.

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Uptima Business Bootcamp

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Better Ventures PreSeed Fireside Chats & Founder Roundtables

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Business Start-Up Strategies w/ Michael C. Bush

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