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IVN Leads Investment in Employment of Israel’s Haredi population in the High Tech sector

Jul 23, 2019 |  
IVN Leads Investment in Employment of Israel’s Haredi population in the High Tech sector

IVN* has now established itself as a leader in efforts to employ Haredi men in the Hi-tech sector through its support of Ravtec. Ravtech is a social, for-profit initiative set up by Rabbi David Leibel who set out to help Haredi men enter and integrate into the Hi-tech industry in Israel through intensive training. Ravtech’s […]

“This is only the beginning”-Devorah Patt, IVN’s CEO, on impact investments in Israel at The Marker’s Social innovation Conference on July 8, 2019.

Jul 14, 2019 |  
“This is only the beginning”-Devorah Patt, IVN’s CEO, on impact investments in Israel at The Marker’s Social innovation Conference on July 8, 2019.

“Impact investments are investments intended to create measurable positive social impact alongside financial yield. Intent is the key term: investors intend to solve a social or environmental problem. The impact investment world is developing at an incredibly rapid rate. According to the Global Impact Investment Network, three years ago $114 billion were invested in Social […]

“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 […]