UpStart announces national Change Accelerator cohorts

Originally published in Times of Israel Jewish institutional leaders reimagine community and make change from within. ©️2016 UpStart As the Jewish nonprofit sector continues to navigate a world of uncertainty and change, UpStart is proud to announce that it will be investing in 28 professionals as part of its Change Accelerator program. UpStart’s Change Accelerator equips intrapreneurs …

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UpStart Opens Venture Accelerator Applications

Press release originally published at Times of Israel UpStart—which partners with the Jewish community’s boldest leaders to expand the picture of Jewish life—is launching applications for its prestigious Venture Accelerator. UpStart’s venture programs elevate the organizations and leaders who are fueling a renaissance in Jewish life, providing the creative, technical, and business support to take …

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Developing a Center of Excellence

One of my major strategic priorities at UpStart this year has been to increase my department's capacity for devoting time to higher level brand and marketing work. Like most marketing teams, our biggest obstacle to having that capacity has been responding to the day to day program and development needs of the organization: recruiting for …

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Statement on Trial Verdict

Originally written for UpStart's audience, April 2021: For many members of our community, racial violence is a constant and persistent threat, reinforced and re-experienced when murders by public authorities – such as George Floyd’s – are committed and then recorded. This trauma is not eased by the conviction of Derek Chauvin.But in the struggle for justice, one in …

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UpStart Opens Applications to Support Leaders Driving Change in Uncertainty

Press release originally published on eJewish Philanthropy As long-standing Jewish institutions and communal leadership face the current health and financial crises, UpStart has redesigned and relaunched its flagship Change Accelerator program for innovation-minded professionals – otherwise known as intrapreneurs – in the Jewish communal field. The Change Accelerator will gather select cohorts of professionals to learn how to …

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