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HaGal Sheli: IVN & Mizrahi-Tefahot’s Social Business

Aug 9, 2015 |  
HaGal Sheli: IVN & Mizrahi-Tefahot’s Social Business

In 2014, IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot embarked on a joint Call for Candidates to identify and select seed-stage social businesses. The goal of this partnership is two-fold: (i) to develop and grow these enterprises and (ii) to develop a pipeline of promising social businesses that will feed into IVN’s flagship program: the Social Venture Program, […]

IVN Roadshow: Showcasing Portfolio Ventures in New York

Jul 20, 2015 |  
IVN Roadshow: Showcasing Portfolio Ventures in New York

In a recent roadshow, IVN showcased two of its portfolio ventures in New York City. This would not have been possible had it not been for the generosity and support of Drs. Israel & Esther Gitman, Zeev Pearl of Pearl Cohen Zedek, Pamela Averick, Joel H. Levitin of Cahill Gordon, Bob Goodkind, Frank Linde, Russ […]

IVN Portfolio Venture “Ravtech” on CNN

Jul 12, 2015 |  
IVN Portfolio Venture “Ravtech” on CNN

Israel is one of the most innovative and inventive nations in areas of high-tech, clean energy, agriculture, medicine and biotechnology and has received global recognition over the years. We are thrilled that now Israel’s social businesses are beginning to shine and garner international recognition. On July 8th, CNN posted an article about IVN portfolio venture […]

IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot Guiding the Next Generation

Jul 5, 2015 |  
IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot Guiding the Next Generation

In 2014, IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot embarked on a partnership to identify and support seed-stage social businesses. On June 25th, 2015, Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot and IVN celebrated the end of their “Business with Value” partnership program’s first cycle and the beginning of the next. Within the framework of the program, four seed-stage social businesses are selected, […]

IVN Entrepreneur Awarded Echoing Green Global Fellowship

Jul 2, 2015 |  
IVN Entrepreneur Awarded Echoing Green Global Fellowship

We are thrilled to announce that last week IVN venture Duroos Learning Center was awarded this year’s prestigious Echoing Green* 2015 Global Fellowship. Frustrated by the poor standard of education in the Arab sector, 7 years ago Fadi Elobra established the Duroos Learning Center with the help of IVN.  Understanding their potential, Duroos was selected […]

IVN’s Michal Simler Presents at the Socialize 15 Conference

Jun 9, 2015 |  
IVN’s Michal Simler Presents at the Socialize 15 Conference

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Habima in Tel Aviv, leading social business thought leaders gathered together at a conference at which they had 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 presented at the conference on the […]