Aspen Ideas Festival Underwriters

Underwriters of the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.
The Paul E. Singer Foundation
The mission of The Paul E. Singer Foundation is to support and create innovative and effective organizations and initiatives that strengthen American democracy, the future of Israel, and Jewish continuity.
The Foundation’s work to date has focused on supporting free-market and pro-growth economic policies, the rule of law, intellectual diversity on campuses, U.S. national security, individual freedom, the future of Israel and the Jewish people, as well as LGBT equality efforts and health-care delivery innovation. The Foundation takes a targeted, results-oriented approach to philanthropy, seeking measurable outcomes of its work in the medium to long term.
Start-Up Nation Central is a non-profit organization that leverages deep knowledge of the Israeli innovation ecosystem to foster its growth and to connect business, government, and NGO leaders from around the world to people and technologies in Israel that can help them meet their most pressing challenges.
Start-Up Nation Central’s Finder is an online, regularly-updated and free platform that collects and organizes comprehensive information on Israel’s Innovation Ecosystem.