Fellowship Program Continues to Seed NYC with Talented Entrepreneurs

Top Quote NYCEDC and Fordham University announced the 2013 class of NYC Venture Fellows. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 15, 2013 - Last week, New York City Economic Development Corporation and Fordham University announced the 2013 class of NYC Venture Fellows, a highly selective, year-long fellowship program to help the next generation of global entrepreneurs "make it" in New York City.

    The newest class of NYC Venture Fellows that spans six different countries represent a wide variety of industries including media and emerging tech, biotech, fashion, education, financial services, and real estate.

    The founder and CEO of Fueled (http://www.fueled.com), a leading iPhone app design and development agency based in New York, Rameet Chawla, is one of the 30 entrepreneurs selected through a competitive nomination and application.

    Chawla thinks the fellowship program is very helpful for fellows who are trying to maintain company culture during periods of rapid growth. "Our company is at a critical stage in development now. We have a target number of employees of 90 by the end of the year," says Chawla.

    Launched in December 2010, the fellowship program provides executive-level mentoring and exclusive networking opportunities to help entrepreneurs grow or expand their businesses in New York City. This year's NYC Venture Fellows will begin on February 25 with a series of events, including an opening reception, meetings with established New York City companies, workshops, panel discussions, and cultural events.

    A select group of established executives including investors, serial entrepreneurs, CEOs and managers from companies based in New York City will serve as mentors to the NYC Venture Fellows.

    For more details, visit http://www.nycventurefellows.org/.

    Fueled is a New York City-based mobile app agency that specializes in emerging mobile applications. The Fueled clients range from startups to well established brands such as Porsche, Proctor and Gamble and Gilt Group.

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