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The IVN-Yozma Fund Launch Event in NYC

Feb 8, 2016 |  
The IVN-Yozma Fund Launch Event in NYC

On Wednesday, January 27th, IVN celebrated the launch of its IVN-Yozma Fund at Colors Restaurant in New York City. The IVN-Yozma Fund is Israel’s first tri-sectorial social investment fund aimed at addressing the country’s widespread unemployment problem. More than 85 members, partners and those wanting to learn more about this ground-breaking effort attended the event. […]

IVN’s End-of Year Event

Jan 28, 2016 |  
IVN’s End-of Year Event

On January 19th, dozens of IVN mentors, members and entrepreneurs filled the Na Laga’at Center (meaning: please touch), a meeting place for the deaf, the blind, the deaf-blind and the general public to engage in dialogue. The evening was a wonderful opportunity for IVN’s portfolio ventures and tens of dedicated, volunteer business mentors to meet […]

IVN in the Top 10: Ways to Invest in Israel

Jan 4, 2016 |  
IVN in the Top 10: Ways to Invest in Israel

Today there are myriad ways to support Israel. Yaacov Benmeleh, of the online publication Moment, lists his top 10 ways to invest in Israel, and IVN is on that list! To read the full article, click here.

IVN-JAFI Social Groceries Project Launched

Dec 27, 2015 |  
IVN-JAFI Social Groceries Project Launched

On December 21st, 2015, IVN together with JAFI, launched its Social Groceries Project, to help battle Israel’s high cost of living. The event, held in Sderot, featured addresses by JAFI chairman Natan Sharansky, IVN vice chairman and co-founder of NICE systems Benny Levin and Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi. Click here to read the article from the […]

IVN’s Michal Simler at the 2015 EU-Israel Social Innovation Seminar

Oct 6, 2015 |  
IVN’s Michal Simler at the 2015 EU-Israel Social Innovation Seminar

The EU Delegation to the State of Israel held its fifth annual EU-Israel Social Innovation Seminar on 10th September 2015 as part of the annual the DLD Innovation Festival (Israel’s largest international Hi-tech gathering), at which IVN’s Michal Simler was invited to moderate. The seminar took place at the “Tahana” (new station compound) in Tel Aviv. […]

IVN’s Ecommunity at Dizengoff Center

Aug 31, 2015 |  
IVN’s Ecommunity at Dizengoff Center

With the end of the summer holidays approaching, families embarked on their annual quest to purchase equipment for the new school year. However, unlike in the past, school equipment now includes computer equipment. Against this backdrop, Ecommunity – a social business located in the north of Israel, is an electronic garbage recycling factory that employs […]