OUR COMMUNITY GOALS: WORKSPACE, KNOWLEDGE, SUPPORT, OUTREACH, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, REGENERATION, SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT, INVESTMENT
Community Engagement creates positive impact
on regeneration and
At the Hoxton Mix, our mission is to make starting a business accessible for everyone and to provide a workspace which has a positive impact on regeneration by responding to local economic and social conditions.
We believe small and medium enterprises (SMEs), can assist economic development, community engagement and local
99% of all London businesses are SMEs
SMEs make up 99% of all London businesses and account for over 40% of its employment 40% of its employment. When performed correctly, SMEs provide sustainable employment, allow community ties and can energise neighbourhoods.
Sadly, SME failure rates are high (60% of London startups don’t last five years), and high-growth SMEs are often more likely to create value for investors than have a positive impact on the local economy.
We aim to bring together young people, entrepreneurs and established companies
We consider a way to improve failure rates is by combining young people, entrepreneurs and established companies and targeting sustainable growth across a more significant number of businesses.
Although much of the press coverage around startups are often tech-oriented, from our decade of experience and helping over 15 thousand businesses, technology represents only a portion of London’s startup scene.
Strength is our diversity, and for Islington London Borough Council, it gives the possibility of working with a community workspace that is responsive to an area’s economic and social needs.
Strength is our diversity