IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot Partnership

IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot Partnership

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in News |  

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, a development […]

The Government of Israel Encouraging Social Business

The Government of Israel Encouraging Social Business

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in News |  

After months of hard work together with government representatives, as part of the tri-sectorial roundtable of the Prime Minister of Israel, IVN is happy to announce that a plan by the Ministry of Economy was published, which encourages social businesses that employ disadvantaged populations. This three-year experimental program shall help these social businesses sustain themselves. […]

IVN is Investing NIS 3 Million in Five New Social Businesses

IVN is Investing NIS 3 Million in Five New Social Businesses

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in News |  

IVN is proud to announce the selection of five new social businesses to its portfolio. Over the course of the coming 3-4 years, IVN will invest NIS 3 million in the following ventures: Ravtech – integrating ultra-Orthodox into the workforce; Duroos Learning Center – helping prepare Arab teenagers for higher education; Mach Design – developing […]

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 Finer Net for our Network

A Finer Net for our Network

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in News |  

Building and sustaining relationships with members, delivering and communicating with all supporters in new and innovative ways is high on IVN’s priority list. This past year, Reuven Shelef, Founder and President of OUT OF THE BOX Consulting, has, pro bono, helped IVN turn this dream into a reality. Until recently, IVN managed its database with […]

IVN’s 2013 Annual Conference

IVN’s 2013 Annual Conference

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in News |  

“From Investment to Social Impact: Generating Sustainable Social Change through Social Investments” was once again the theme at IVN’s 2013 Annual Conference. With a fantastic turnout of over 200 business people and entrepreneurs, IVN held its Annual Conference on November 18th, 2013, at Tel Aviv University’s Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People. The […]

IVN’s Michal Simler at the 2013 Sderot Conference for Society

IVN’s Michal Simler at the 2013 Sderot Conference for Society

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in News |  

The Sderot Conference for Society was conceived in April 2003 as a joint venture of Sapir College with the Council for Social and Economic Security. The location and name of the conference were chosen to convey a clear message: The current public discourse in Israel centered on two main meeting points, the Herzliya conference and […]

IVN’s Michal Simler Presenting at the GA

IVN’s Michal Simler Presenting at the GA

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in News |  

Every year, the General Assembly (GA) inspires and engages current and emerging Jewish leaders, tackles the most critical issues of the day, and showcases the best of the Federation movement. Bringing together over 3,000 influential decision-makers from communities around the US, Canada, Israel and around the world, this year (November  10-12, 2013), the event was […]

IVN’s Annual Conference – Final Preparations

IVN’s Annual Conference – Final Preparations

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in News |  

In two weeks, IVN’s third Annual Conference, focusing on the topic of social businesses, will take place. This year we are honored to have as our keynote speaker, Dr. Pamela Hartigan, Director of The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University Business School, England and Ms. Jennifer Gorovitz, Chief Executive Officer San Francisco Jewish […]

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 […]