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Times of Israel in-depth interview with Eric Benhamou, Global Chairman of IVN, and Michal Simler, CEO of IVN

Jul 5, 2018 |  
Times of Israel in-depth interview with Eric Benhamou, Global Chairman of IVN, and Michal Simler, CEO of IVN

Israel, the start-up nation, is known throughout the world for its ability to build successful high-tech businesses and find creative solutions to meet the most unexpected challenges. This creativity, combined with  the entrepreneurial culture that has developed over the years, are assets that can be optimized for both the financial success of businesses as well […]

Not just fish: High-tech entrepreneurs are giving the State of Israel fishing rods to help close social gaps

Jun 14, 2018 |  
Not just fish: High-tech entrepreneurs are giving the State of Israel fishing rods to help close social gaps

an article by Benny Levin, IVN’s Vice Chairman – Published in the Jerusalem Post on June 13th 2018 Like millions of other people, I recently celebrated Israel’s 70th birthday. The event gave us all a moment to pause and think about where we came from and perhaps more importantly, where we are going as a […]

Spotlight on an IVN Social Business: Eitan – Everyone Can Do It!

Mar 27, 2018 |  
Spotlight on an IVN Social Business: Eitan – Everyone Can Do It!

  ‘Eitan – Everyone Can Do It’ is a social business training program that empowers and employs teenagers/adults on the autism spectrum. The program trains individuals in a wide range of fitness training styles including TRX, martial arts, short/long distance running, stability and movement, HIT, cross fit, triathlon, Pilates and more. Those deemed capable are […]

Will All Volunteers Please Stand Up?

Mar 18, 2018 |  
Will All Volunteers Please Stand Up?

When a new social business joins IVN’s portfolio, they receive more than just money. The ventures selected to join the program are accompanied by a team of volunteer mentors who work in collaboration with IVN’s professional staff. Mentors, who are senior business executives from a variety of fields – marketing, sales, finance, human resources, organizational […]

A Global Look at Social Enterprises: Spotlight on the UK

Feb 27, 2018 |  
A Global Look at Social Enterprises: Spotlight on the UK

In the UK, the term ‘social enterprise’ covers a wide range of different ventures, each of them united by some key characteristics: • they have a clear social purpose • they generate a significant proportion of their income from trading • they reinvest the majority of their profits in their social mission. These social enterprises […]

IVN 2016-2017 Annual Report

Dec 7, 2017 |  
IVN 2016-2017 Annual Report

We are glad to announce that the IVN 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available on our website. Featuring an all-new and colorful format, the report details the wide range of activities we have engaged in over the past year, all aimed at creating social change for Israel’s most vulnerable populations. We explain how IVN is building the […]