The second issue of Impact Magazine was released this week in Santa Barbara.
The publication highlights the many entrepreneurs who have made Impact Hub Santa Barbara their home away from home, yet still want that entrepreneur-friendly atmosphere.
The three Santa Barbara Impact Hubs boast upwards of 350 members in its three buildings, at 1117 State St., 10 E. Yanonali St. and the newest at 1221 Chapala St. , coming soon. The magazine can be picked up at the Impact Hubs downtown ad in the Funk Zone.
“In this issue, our goal is to provide more inspirational stories and useful information to aspiring entrepreneurs and all different types of changemakers,” wrote the magazine’s Editor in Chief Ted Singley and Managing Creative Editor Donna Compaglia.
This issue includes a dozen stories about companies and many advertisements from local and regional firms
It includes stunning images from the magazine’s lead photographer, David Mendoza III. Companies featured include beverage providers Bon Affair, which distributes “the Ultimate Spritz,” and Kopu, which brings bubbly water from New Zealand.
Other featured companies include Vega Coffee, which imports coffee from Central America by monthly subscription. Another is Plotagraph Pro, which can animate any still image.
One of the most interesting articles is about a company call the Visual Era. It’s a high-speed production team of young people that train businesses on how to portray their own, unique message, founded by 22-year-old entrepreneur Nik Koyama.
To see the magazine online, go to https://www.launchimpact.com/