Ethiopian Entrepreneur Bethlehem Tilahun Selected NYC Venture Fellow

The Mayor of New York City has named Bethlehem Tilahun as a New York City Venture Fellow in recognition of her achievements as an international entrepreneur. 

“This is really exciting. New York is a global business hub and I am really excited to be receiving this distinguished fellowship from Mayor Bloomberg,” said Bethlehem.

The NYC Venture selects 20-30 entrepreneurs from New York City and around the world through a competitive nomination process.

NYC Venture Fellows is a part of Mayor Bloomberg’s initiatives to enhance and diversify the New York City economy. The program was developed by the Center for Economic Transformation at New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in conjunction with Fordham University.

Venture Fellows are provided with one-on-one mentorship from leading NYC and global executives to assist them in achieving the next stage of growth for their company and personal careers and provide counsel on issues specific to each fellow’s business.

The NYC Venture Fellow program lasts for one year and all activities are designed to enhance participants’ skills, build professional networks, and provide resources to grow scalable businesses.

Bethlehem Tilahun was recognized as the Most Valuable Entrepreneur at the Global Entrepreneur Week event held in Ethiopia just this week.

Source: soleRebel Press Release

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