The IVN-Yozma Fund Launch Event in NYC

The IVN-Yozma Fund Launch Event in NYC

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Events |  

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

IVN’s End-of Year Event

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 in Events |  

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

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

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015 in Events, News |  

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 Roadshow: Showcasing Portfolio Ventures in New York

IVN Roadshow: Showcasing Portfolio Ventures in New York

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Events |  

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 Entrepreneur Awarded Echoing Green Global Fellowship

IVN Entrepreneur Awarded Echoing Green Global Fellowship

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Events, News |  

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 Taly Dunevich Speaking at the SJNM’s Lunch & Learn Seminar

IVN’s Taly Dunevich Speaking at the SJNM’s Lunch & Learn Seminar

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Events |  

The School of Jewish Nonprofit Management (SJNM) is committed to educating a cadre of Jewish professionals in nonprofit management, fundraising, human relations, communication, networking and marketing, who will lead, enhance and transform Jewish communities through their  Jewish identity and commitment to enhancing the quality of Jewish life. Within this educational framework, IVN’s US Director, Taly […]

IVN to be Featured at the 2014 Israel Dealmakers Summit in NYC

IVN to be Featured at the 2014 Israel Dealmakers Summit in NYC

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Events, News |  

Israel Dealmakers Summit 2014 is a premier two-day conference that brings together over 1,000+ invitation-only senior executives from around the world to discuss innovation across key growth sectors, featured alongside a VIP Delegation of Global Dealmakers. The summit balances a featured roster of world-class speakers with significant networking time, providing unique insights and relationship building […]

A Day in the Field

A Day in the Field

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Events |  

On the beautiful autumn morning of November 19th, 2013, a group of 20 IVN partners, board members and staff boarded a bus to see, first hand, three exceptional social businesses and the lives they are changing. The first stop was Kayma, located just outside Jerusalem in Moshav Beit Zayit. Kayma was established in 2013 and […]

Professor Dan Ben David Speaking at IVN

Professor Dan Ben David Speaking at IVN

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Events, News |  

On September 9, 2013, IVN was honored to have the distinguished Professor Ben David, Executive Director of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, speak on the topic of “The Start-Up Nation’s Threat from Within“. Hosted by Carmel Ventures in Herzeliya, almost 40 IVN mentors, members and entrepreneurs joined us to be part of this […]

IVN Mentors & Ventures Gathering

IVN Mentors & Ventures Gathering

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Events, News |  

On June 12, 2013, almost 50 IVN mentors, members and entrepreneurs filled the Bar Kayma, a cooperative vegan restaurant/bar and community center located in a very run-down area of the Florentine neighborhood of southern Tel Aviv and IVN’s newest addition to its portfolio.At the gathering, the five most recent IVN ventures presented their innovative enterprises […]