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  • Joshua Venture announces its fellows

     After much debate and controversy, Joshua Venture this morning announced its grantees. Each grantee will receive $80,000 in funding and $20,000 for healthcare over the next two years and tens of thousands more in supportive services and mentoring. Here they are (with descriptions of each of the grantees from the Joshua Venture’s Web site): Zelig… More ▸

  • What we know about the Joshua Venture finalists

    In April, the Joshua Venture Group will announce its new batch of eight fellows — each of whom will receive some $80,000 in funding and tens of thousands more in professional development and mentoring service to help build innovative Jewish startups. The group received 131 applications this winter and has narrowed its search to 18… More ▸

  • The great incubator debate continues

    It’s getting colder here in New York, but the debate started at JTA by my former colleague Daniel Sieradski over funding for Jewish innovation remains burning hot. In case you’ve missed it (and haven’t spoken to anyone in the world of Jewish social entrepreneurs during the past few weeks): After attending an information session about… More ▸

  • Joshua Venture relaunches

    Joshua Venture, the incubator of innovative Jewish projects that helped found such organizations as JDub, Heeb, Sharsheret and Storahtelling, has been revived after a four-year hiatus. The incubator, which will now be known as The Joshua Venture Group, will recruit 8 fellows for its first two-year cohort. The fellows will receive two years of seed… More ▸