Our New Year Resolution - and our commitment to you PresenTense has always understood itself as an open-source movement. Not because we like the jargon, or because it's trendy to use the words 'open-source', or because it gives us good branding - but because that is what we … [Read more...] about A New Year’s Resolution from PresenTense
Last Thursday, July 23, the 16 fellows of PresenTense's summer Institute 2009 cohort stood before close to 250 people and in one fell swoop launched 14 new social ventures into the world. The next morning we got together for brunch to do one last reflection on the summer and its … [Read more...] about How PresenTense Defines Success for Ventures Launched
Over a century ago, the Jewish Publication Society was formed to "provide the children of Jewish immigrants to America with books about their heritage in the language of the New World." During it's long life-cycle, the JPS became the standard bearer for Jewish wisdom literature, … [Read more...] about How Can the Organized Community Best Take Advantage of Social Innovation?
Most of our readers — and possibly you reading this — don’t have children, let alone grandchildren…and that means we have time, and obligation, to build the world we’d like them to live in. As such, PresenTense ran an amazing event last night in Jerusalem, focused on the future … [Read more...] about How Would You Like Your Grandchildren Educated?
Make your project ideas real this summer in Jerualem Are you an entrepreneur who cares deeply about the future of the Jewish People? A hacker, programmer, educator, social activist--a rapper, a painter or a biotech visionary who wants to make an impact on the world? Then come … [Read more...] about Turn Your Dream Project Into Reality