RevHubOC, a new social enterprise incubator operating in Orange County, enters a strategic agreement with Impact Hub, the premier entrepreneurship-focused organization in the world.
Orange County, CA, 2019 | Envisioning itself as a community of investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, and partners, Orange County-based RevHubOC seeks to merge entrepreneurial for-profit ventures with non-profit sustainability both at home and around the globe. The company’s new partnership with Impact Hub should significantly increase their chances of success in this field.
Impact Hub is the world’s leading social enterprise-minded organization and an expert at creating entrepreneurial communities for impact at scale, including the pioneering of workspaces and events. Seeing great promise in RevHubOC’s intentions, the international organization agreed to form a strategic partnership with the Orange County incubator.
Armed with Impact Hub’s extensive resources, expertise, and global network, RevHubOC is poised to become a formidable generator of social enterprises locally, nationally, and internationally. But first, President and CEO Stephan Erkelens is focusing the company’s efforts on shaping the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Orange County.
“OC is an emerging sector and economic driver, spawning new jobs where potential millions are being employed to benefit society, the environment, and other valuable causes,” says Erkelens. “Local foundations, churches, corporations, universities, and the OC public sector all encourage innovation here.”
A long-time innovator of the coffee industry, Erkelens co-founded RevHubOC with the support of other seasoned professionals who have a proven track record in charitable giving, business, finance, and social enterprise. Compelled by a unified vision, the group strives to create a better mechanism to fund and sustain social enterprises both at home and around the world. They intend RevHubOC to become a collaborative ecosystem of like-minded individuals where both founders and funders are able to accelerate the impact of nascent social enterprises.
About RevHubOC |
RevHubOC is coalescing Orange County’s social enterprise ecosystem for greater innovation and impact. Founded in 2019, RevHubOC is a community of investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, and partners that assists in incubating, mentoring, and funding social enterprises to solve global challenges. This ecosystem is designed to illuminate pathways and eliminate barriers to entrepreneurship for under-represented and under-resourced communities, bringing together comprehensive resources to provide people what they need to explore and develop new business ideas.