it's time

Echo is an Economy of Hours, a social currency that helps you learn new skills and talents.

Give what you can and take what you need, an hour for an hour.

It's a new economy based on fairness, equality and reciprocity.

It's time, well spent.

how echo works

1. get involved
Become acquainted with the Echo way of thinking.
2. get active
Join our future-focused community.
3. get trading
Kickstart with 3 Echos in your account, and explore what’s on offer.
this is our currency, this is our future
this is our currency, this is our future
this is our currency, this is our future

Let’s up the tempo

Get connected with a community that makes you tick.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

Echo has built a network of thousands of like-minded individuals and businesses across London and beyond with their sights set on a new future, a new economy, and a community trading in real-time.

26,000+
26,000+
HOURS TRADED
3,000+
3,000+
offers LISTed
6,000+
6,000+
ECHO MEMBERS

What our members say

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"Echo is great! It's given me the opportunity to meet with interesting, talented people across London. It's a rewarding and enjoyable way to grow as an individual and a business."

Edward
Co-founder at Adventure Stories

"The value I got from Echo is trusting your community, understanding that there are so many people out there that can help you, and to ask for help. Meeting other local entrepreneurs on similar journeys made a huge difference for me."

Chantelle
Founder at REUS London

"Echo has provided me with a network of like minded people who have become firm friends. It has accelerated my business in a way I could never have done on my own. I absolutely love it!"

Mareli
Founder at Lick & Mix

"Echo was instrumental in the early stages of our community project. The network has supported us with the know-how and tools to better serve our community."

David & Esana
Founders at Vine Connect

"Not only have I found new clients, I've also found a community of folk who have such a diverse skill set; you can find someone here for everything from photography to newsletter design. I've already benefited so much!"

Rachel
Founder at Brick London

echo workshops

Designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to level up your business, project or side hustle, our workshops are led by Echo experts and shaped by the community.

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May

DIY Digital PR for your business

11
May

DIY Digital PR for your business

28
Jul

TikTok 101 to Promote your Small Business

28
Jul

TikTok 101 to Promote your Small Business

8
Sept

How to Start a Podcast

8
Sept

How to Start a Podcast

7
December

How to build your digital presence for your brand or business

7
December

How to build your digital presence for your brand or business

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echo programmes

We exist to boost the local economy by giving micro businesses the best opportunity for steady, structured growth and a sustainable future.

500+
people supported through Echo programmes.
30+
programmes designed and delivered.
90%
participating businesses, said connections made through Echo programmes helped them achieve business goals.

echo news

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news
digital
online

Echo is evolving - read all about it

A new brand, website and member's platform. It's time.

interview
business
online community

Member Story: Ed Clark

For this month’s member story, we interviewed Edward Clark, founder of Adventure Stories – an award-winning design practice who think about brands differently.

impact
business
olympic park

What is Mentoring & Why It Matters.

A good mentor can be the reason we break it or make it in our business or career.

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Design, Festival
Creative
Park Royal

Throwback to London Design Festival: Park Royal

One of the highlights of our year in West London, the Park Royal Design District put on an incredible show!

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stories
digital
olympic park

Member Story: Rachel White

For this month’s member story, we interviewed Rachel White, founder of House of DIY and Brick London.  

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