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“We did not have any solution that was tailored to the needs of the sector,” the owner of WeBetter, a social business employing ultra-Orthodox in the field of Digital Marketing

Nov 5, 2018 |  
“We did not have any solution that was tailored to the needs of the sector,” the owner of WeBetter, a social business employing ultra-Orthodox in the field of Digital Marketing

WeBetter is a digital marketing agency employing ultra-Orthodox men and women. Like most digital agencies, WeBetter specializes in providing a suite of digital marketing solutions on the Internet and in social media – marketing campaigns, web presence and search engine optimization; But unlike other digital agencies, its main target audience is, or at least initially […]

Capoeira for Peace: Jewish and Arab children train together in the ultra-Orthodox organization “Haredim LaKetzev”, a social venture supported by IVN and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank

Nov 4, 2018 |  
Capoeira for Peace: Jewish and Arab children train together in the ultra-Orthodox organization “Haredim LaKetzev”, a social venture supported by IVN and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank

Miki Chayat, the entrepreneur and director of “Haredim LaKetsev,” along with his loyal student, Yair Granovsky, were interviewed today on Channel 10’s “Boker Or” program by Dani Rop and Talya Peled Keinan. In the interview, Miki shared the path that led him to establish the venture, which is a complete anomaly in ultra-Orthodox society. Capoeira […]

A conference on the employment of populations with special needs – sponsored by Bank Hapoalim and MakashimNet, a social business supported by IVN

Oct 7, 2018 |  
A conference on the employment of populations with special needs – sponsored by Bank Hapoalim and MakashimNet, a social business supported by IVN

Looking for a job is not easy, but looking for a job as a person with special needs makes the issue even more complex. More than 300 people came together at a recent employment conference organized by MakshivimNet and Bank Hapoalim to discuss this very issue. Those present at the conference, potential employers and job […]

What is the connection between occupational diversity and social businesses? An interview with IVN entrepreneurs on the radio program “Culture Here”

Aug 9, 2018 |  
What is the connection between occupational diversity and social businesses? An interview with IVN entrepreneurs on the radio program “Culture Here”

During a recent edition of “Just a Question” of the radio program “Culture Here,” two social business executives from IVN’s portfolio and IVN’s seed fund manager were interviewed to shed some light on this question:   Asaf Persia tells an exciting story about the “Boys of Light”, a social business that among other things prepares […]

Times of Israel in-depth interview with Eric Benhamou, Global Chairman of IVN, and Michal Simler, CEO of IVN

Jul 5, 2018 |  
Times of Israel in-depth interview with Eric Benhamou, Global Chairman of IVN, and Michal Simler, CEO of IVN

Israel, the start-up nation, is known throughout the world for its ability to build successful high-tech businesses and find creative solutions to meet the most unexpected challenges. This creativity, combined with  the entrepreneurial culture that has developed over the years, are assets that can be optimized for both the financial success of businesses as well […]

Not just fish: High-tech entrepreneurs are giving the State of Israel fishing rods to help close social gaps

Jun 14, 2018 |  
Not just fish: High-tech entrepreneurs are giving the State of Israel fishing rods to help close social gaps

an article by Benny Levin, IVN’s Vice Chairman – Published in the Jerusalem Post on June 13th 2018 Like millions of other people, I recently celebrated Israel’s 70th birthday. The event gave us all a moment to pause and think about where we came from and perhaps more importantly, where we are going as a […]