The Boards of Directors of UpStart, Joshua Venture Group, and Bikkurim agree to a merger. The North American Programs of PresenTense are integrated into UpStart as part of this arrangement.

The merger aims to consolidate innovation resources under UpStart, providing comprehensive services to entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and communities in pursuit of Jewish innovation.

A commitment is made to expand programs, increase resources for Jewish social entrepreneurs, invest in data collection and evaluation, and harness the full potential of an integrated alumni network.