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Apply Now: IVN-YOZMA Fund – Submit Your Candidacy

May 3, 2015 |  
Apply Now: IVN-YOZMA Fund – Submit Your Candidacy

Within the framework of the IVN-YOZMA Fund, Israel’s first tri-sectorial social business investment fund, IVN is embarking on its first Call for Candidates: to locate and invest in high impact-potential social businesses with the goal of helping them reach economic stability and sustainability and their social impact potential. What IVN provides: Financing – loan or […]

Six Ways Non-Profit Entrepreneurs are Distinct from “Traditional” Entrepreneurs

Apr 16, 2015 |  
Six Ways Non-Profit Entrepreneurs are Distinct from “Traditional” Entrepreneurs

A new report by Nonprofit HR found that half of nonprofit organizations hired new employees in 2014 and half are planning to hire at least one new employee in 2015. This rate will “outpace their corporate counterparts.” With more than 1.4 million charitable non-profits in the United States, non-profits have experienced tremendous growth in previous […]

Apply Now: Submit your candidacy for the 2015 IVN-Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot “Business with Value” Project

Apr 2, 2015 |  
Apply Now: Submit your candidacy for the 2015 IVN-Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot “Business with Value” Project

In 2014, IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot embarked on a joint Call for Candidates to identify and select four seed-stage social businesses. The goal of this partnership was two-fold: (i) to develop and grow the social business sector in Israel in general and these enterprises specifically and (ii) to develop a pipeline of promising social businesses […]

Socialize 15 Conference: The Next Generation of Economic Leadership

Feb 17, 2015 |  
Socialize 15 Conference: The Next Generation of Economic Leadership

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Habima in Tel Aviv, leading social business though leaders will gather together at a conference at which they will have the opportunity to learn, inspire and be inspired by the ideas and vision of social business leaders. We are proud that IVN CEO Michal Simler has been asked to present […]

What can Social Businesses Teach the Business World? IVN’s Jackie Goren on “Sogrim Cheshbon”

Dec 14, 2014 |  
What can Social Businesses Teach the Business World? IVN’s Jackie Goren on “Sogrim Cheshbon”

One of the developing areas in the business world is that of social businesses. More and more businesses are declaring that they exist not only to turn a profit, but also to reduce the inequality and contribute positively to the social landscape. Jackie Goren, IVN’s Social Businesses Investment Director and Managing Director of the Global […]

Benny Levin and Itzik Danziger Talk about Business in the Philanthropic World

Dec 14, 2014 |  
Benny Levin and Itzik Danziger Talk about Business in the Philanthropic World

IVN Vice Chairman Benny Levin and IVN Investment Committee Chairman Itzik Danziger were recently interviewed by Ben Kaspit and Gal Gabai on Channel One’s “Osim Seder” (meaning: making order) program. Benny and Itzik spoke about Israel’s emerging social business arena and about how IVN, as an impact investment organization, creates sustainable social change in Israel […]