IVN and Bank Leumi Palo Alto Celebrate Hanukah

IVN and Bank Leumi Palo Alto Celebrate Hanukah

Posted on Dec 26, 2012 in Events |  

Over 200 guests attended IVN’s Hanukah cocktail reception, generously sponsored by and hosted at Bank Leumi Palo Alto on 12.12.12. This celebration of light, in collaboration with the Israeli consulate in San Francisco and in the presence of Dr. Andy David, Israel’s Consul General to the Pacific North-West, was an excellent opportunity for the Jewish/Israeli […]

IVN 2012 Conference: From Investment to Social Impact

IVN 2012 Conference: From Investment to Social Impact

Posted on Dec 13, 2012 in Events |  

Generating Sustainable Social Change through Social Investment With an amazing turnout of over 220 business people and entrepreneurs, IVN held its 2012 annual conference – From Investment to Social Impact – on November 20th, 2012, at the “Beautiful Israel in the Park” Convention Center, in Tel Aviv. Made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of […]

Mesila’s Venture 2012 Annual Dinner

Mesila’s Venture 2012 Annual Dinner

Posted on Dec 13, 2012 in Events |  

On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012, Mesila held its annual formal dinner at the elegant Hadar D- Mall hall in Ramat Gan, attended by over 500 guests who came to celebrate Mesila’s amazing achievements to date. Mesila, an IVN Social Venture since 2011, believes that the only effective way to combat the widespread problems of debt […]

Interview with IVN Chairman, Eric Benhamou: Social Enterprise in Israel

Interview with IVN Chairman, Eric Benhamou: Social Enterprise in Israel

Posted on Dec 13, 2012 in News |  

Eric Benhamou, IVN Chairman and former CEO of 3Com, announces the establishment of an investment fund supporting social enterprises and businesses – Israel’s first social fund applying business standards to achieve social change. (article in Hebrew) Source: The Marker, November 27, 2011 Photo: Melnikov Ilia

Cinderella Stories

Cinderella Stories

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in News |  

On July 25th, 2012, the graduation ceremony of Cinderella’s* first-ever workshop took place at Kibbutz Shoval in the Negev. Cinderella, an IVN supported enterprise, is an innovative program that empowers women through employment and education in the Negev. Attended by close to 30 people, including officials from the regional Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor, […]

Start-Up Nation Meets Social Entrepreneurship

Start-Up Nation Meets Social Entrepreneurship

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in News |  

IVN New York Event With an amazing turnout of 80 guests, IVN held a Start-Up Nation Meets Social Entrepreneurship event on May 24th, 2012, in New York City. The event, introducing Israel’s emerging sector of social enterprise, was held at the official residence of the Consul General of Israel in New York; generously hosted by […]

Israel’s Rather Different Social Network

Israel’s Rather Different Social Network

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in News |  

Watch IVN board member, Isabel Maxwell, at the 2012 Webit Congress, Istanbul By Ben Rooney ISTANBUL—One of the more unusual presentations at the Webit conference here was from Israel Venture Network, a 10-year social entrepreneurship network targeting some of Israel’s deprived and excluded citizens, in a talk given by the former tech Chief Executive Isabel […]

Social Enterprise in the Heart of Tel Aviv

Social Enterprise in the Heart of Tel Aviv

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in News |  

On Monday, May 7th, 2012, an innovative social enterprise, the only one of its kind in Israel, opened its doors. Situated in the heart of Tel Aviv’s bustling center, on the corner of Dizengoff and Basel, KelimShluvim*, the most recent addition to IVN’s Social Venture portfolio, sells a wide range of products made by adults […]

Affordable Housing & IVN

Affordable Housing & IVN

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in News |  

Source: Globes, November 28, 2012  (Content in Hebrew)