by Barry Camson I witness with great wonder the new approaches to innovation and how these approaches are being utilized by the Millennial generation. I am a Baby Boomer involved for many years in building communities of people, helping people to work collaboratively in teams and helping them use an inspiring vision to find common ground and facilitate change. In doing so, I was acting as a messenger of the times. Each generation makes … [Read more...] about Generations and Innovation
Bikkurim: Advancing New Jewish ideas has accepted two new organizations into its incubator program. The Shefa School: the first pluralistic Jewish day school in New York providing K-8 education for children with special needs. Shefa seeks to make the Jewish education of children with learning differences a communal commitment and responsibility. ImmerseNYC: the first pluralistic community mikveh project in NYC. ImmerseNYC introduces New … [Read more...] about Bikkurim Accepts 2 New Organizations To Incubator Program
The following is an excerpt from Joshua Venture Group’s newly released report, Change the Conversation, Change the World: Reinvigorating Our Communities through Investment in Social Entrepreneurship - a look inside the organization’s own impact assessment, with implications for JVG’s work and the field. --------------------------------- If we truly want to achieve a more just, vibrant, and inclusive Jewish community in our lifetime, it is our … [Read more...] about Change the Conversation
As a "sector-within-a-sector," the Jewish innovation space must work together if we are to achieve maximal impact. Important conversations about growth, sustainability, and impact cannot take place exclusively behind the closed-doors of boardrooms or within the four walls of any one organization. by No'a Gorlin, Lisa Lepson, Aliza Mazor, Toby Rubin, Jenny Kibrit Smith, Justin Rosen Smolen and Naomi Korb Weiss Business experts tell us that … [Read more...] about What Does Collaboration Look Like?
In spring 2012, Bikkurim identified significant gaps in the support of post-start-up organizations. Today, Bikkurim announces a new initiative to address this need. Through Atid Hazak (Strong Future) Bikkurim will provide a bridge to enable second-stage Jewish organizations to strengthen their foundations as they mature. “Over the past decade, we have seen a surge in Jewish start-up organizations. Now, these organizations are reaching the … [Read more...] about Bikkurim Announces New Initiative for Post-Start-Up Phase