I recently learned about a very interesting online platform that leverages the power of collective action to trigger daily consumer deals for a range of products and services. Groupon.com, which started in 2008 to make it easier for people to enjoy great things in their community … [Read more...] about Groupon for Giving….An Idea Worth Considering
Archives for August 2009
At a meeting today of the World Zionist executive, Rabbi Michael Melchior was approved as a new member of the executive representing the Kadima/Mercaz/Hanoar Hatzioni/Gil faction. Melchior fills the seat vacated by former Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization chairman Zeev … [Read more...] about Melchior Elected to WZO Executive
by Joshua Avedon Seth Cohen recently challenged us to think about 5 key questions facing Jewish innovation. While we hope his excellent analysis continues to spark a broader conversation in the Jewish world, Jumpstart sees a big picture answer emerging to the "How?" issue he … [Read more...] about The Jewish Innovation Pipeline: A Google Chrome OS for New Jewish Organizations?
Several years ago I had the pleasure of serving as Board chair of an American Friends organization. As we were joining with another, it was necessary to legally dissolve our organization. To my dismay, I discovered that like far to many American Friends groups we were sloppy in … [Read more...] about Does Your Website Accept Donations? If So, You Need to Read This Post
Every day through email, RSS feeds and Facebook we receive newsletters, tips from friends, news articles and more. Keeping up in our continually evolving world is a big time investment, albeit one we feel strongly about. Today, we'd like to share a few paragraphs from a recent … [Read more...] about Transparency, Listening and Adaptability; Your Three Keys to Success