Hub Ventures, a startup accelerator that works with for-profit companies solving big social and environmental challenges, is now taking applications for their upcoming Spring 2013 cohort. Startups can apply here. The early application deadline is 10/31 and the final deadline is 12/10.
Hub Ventures provides funding and support to for-profit, scalable startups working in a variety of geographies and impact themes including economic opportunity/job creation, health & safety, collaborative consumption, environmental sustainability, and civic engagement. The program is based at the Hub Bay Area, a purpose-driven collaborative workspace, and provides startups with seed funding of up to $20,000, mentorship with experienced entrepreneurs and investors, guidance from the Hub Ventures founders, weekly workshops and speaker events, peer collaboration, and investor connections. Hub Ventures is part of the Global Accelerator Network, championed by TechStars, and is quickly becoming the gold standard accelerator for impact startups. More information at http://hub-ventures.com/.