Published 09/22/15

Aspiring entrepreneur Tim Levene '17 receives Changemaker Fellowship

Tim Levene ’17 (Weston, CT) was named a Rhode Island Changemaker Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. The fellowship is awarded to an aspiring entrepreneur from each college and university in Rhode Island.

“I am excited to start working with the other fellows and make a positive contribution to student entrepreneurship in Rhode Island,” Levene said.

The program aims to better integrate students and recent graduates into Rhode Island’s startup ecosystem

The Changemaker Fellowship Program aims to better integrate students and recent graduates into Rhode Island’s startup ecosystem, open entrepreneurship opportunities to new populations, and strengthen the flow of talent that drives startup success. A a joint initiative between Social Enterprise Greenhouse and Founders League, it was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.

“My personal goals for the program are to support student entrepreneurs at Bryant and to emulate our successes at the other schools,” Levene says. As part of the fellowship, he meets weekly with the fellows from other universities, shares information, and connects peers to local resources for entrepreneurs in Rhode Island.

Levene, who is double majoring in Entrepreneurship and Applied Analytics, is the co-founder of The Levene Group, a holding company for aspiring entrepreneurs and their startup ventures. He is also involved with The Archway, Bryant Ventures, and the Bryant Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization.