IVN Entrepreneur Awarded Echoing Green Global Fellowship

IVN Entrepreneur Awarded Echoing Green Global Fellowship

Posted 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 […]

Operation Yonatan: A Personal Story of a Social Business (Yediot Aharonot)

Operation Yonatan: A Personal Story of a Social Business (Yediot Aharonot)

Posted on Oct 5, 2014 in News |  

Danny Kogan established the project “Ecology for the Sheltered Community” (Ecommunity) for personal reasons. As a result of the birth of his youngest son Jonathan, who was diagnosed with autism and epilepsy, Danny set up an electronic waste recycling plant, which employs people with special needs. What started as one man in a jeep collecting used electronic […]

On Creating Social Businesses – Lecture by Michal Simler at the IDC Herzeliya

On Creating Social Businesses – Lecture by Michal Simler at the IDC Herzeliya

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 in News |  

How did the business sector come about? What is social business? How do you nurture a social business? Michal Simler, CEO of IVN, discussed these questions and more at the opening session of the IDC Herzeliya’s course ‘Management in a Changing Reality’. Some 200 students and 30 IDC lecturers and staff, representatives from the Weizmann […]

A Finer Net for our Network

A Finer Net for our Network

Posted 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 Annual Conference – Final Preparations

IVN’s Annual Conference – Final Preparations

Posted 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 […]