Birthright Israel recently hosted its 8th annual Excelerate Conference in New York. The conference is designed to highlight Birthright’s Excel program, a competitive and empowering accelerator and internship fellowship program.
A goal of the program is strengthening Israel/North American ties through business exchange, mentorship and professional collaboration.
Fellows hail from dozens of cities across the US, Canada, Mexico and Israel. Upon graduation, they commit to full time employment in over 200 leading global companies and startups.
Speaking of his Excel experience, Avery Rosin, Birthright Excel Summit co-chair, told eJP: “My experience meeting entrepreneurs and diving deeper into various technology markets during my fellowing with Birthright Excel helped me get my start as a technology investor as I have been doing growth stage software and internet investing for 6 years.
The Excel program gave me tangible skills, an incredible network, and a platform to grow professionally.”