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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 then […]

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 […]

Israel’s New Social Business Law Approved in Preliminary Knesset Vote

Jul 24, 2017 |  
Israel’s New Social Business Law Approved in Preliminary Knesset Vote

Due to a lack of specific classification/ecosystem for Social Businesses in terms of business structure, taxation, dividend payouts, ext., Social Businesses as well as the Israeli Government have been unable to maximize the benefits of Social Businesses to Israeli Society. IVN started working about 1.5 years ago with the Ministry of Justice, representatives from the […]

An Insight from IVN – Israel Venture Network

Jul 16, 2017 |  
An Insight from IVN – Israel Venture Network

We are accustomed to a world which is clearly divided into the public, business, and social spheres, each with a coherent area of activity. While distinct lines of separation have been maintained among them, recently a new sector of social business has emerged which includes enterprise seeking to mitigate Israel’s social market gaps and failures […]