UpStart Bay Area
UpStart's mission is to inspire and empower leaders to dream, build and grow bold initiatives that enhance the vitality of Jewish life. Their vision is to see Jewish communities as thriving hubs of innovation, creating a more just, vibrant and inclusive future. UpStart builds the innovation capacity of Jewish entrepreneurs and institutions as they create new and inspiring ways to connect people to the experience and expression of Jewish life. They provide an array of support for organizations at all stages, from startup to legacy, as they engage and grow with the Jewish communities they serve. For entrepreneurs and startups, UpStart offers an array of programs designed to move promising leaders and ventures along a spectrum of resources where high impact initiatives will thrive. For intrapreneurs and institutions, UpStart offers engagement opportunities to train and educate leaders and their teams in ways that they can adapt to the rapid pace of change in how people connect to Jewish life. For communities and the field, UpStart provides trainings, gatherings and resources to help individuals find meaning and community. Upstart envisions Jewish communities as thriving hubs of innovation, as part of a balanced ecosystem.