The startup of BiTec, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology-Bahir Dar University, was named the best startup at the Entrepreneurship Competition held on the 9th Global Entrepreneurship Week, hosted by Ministry of Labor and Skills, Addis Ababa.

[December 04, 2022 Addis Ababa, ISC/BiT]
The team of Solomon Geremew, Henok Simachew, Kalkidan Eshete, and Mequanint Ayusew BiTec-BiT-BDU, who pitched their business idea on the Ethio Organic Pesticide at the Entrepreneurship Competition on the Global Entrepreneurship celebrated in our country for the 9th time, was named the best startup and awarded 260,000 birr among the startups participated from various universities in Ethiopia. 
The Ministry of Labor and Skills has also recognized Bahir Dar University for sending startups to pitch their business ideas. The outcome demonstrates how much Bahir Dar University has invested in startups and entrepreneurs by establishing centers such as Seifu BiT Makerspace.
Dr. Negeri Lencho, the honorable guest, presented the award to the winners. The startups expressed gratitude to Seifu BiT Makerspace members who helped them to achieve this result. They also expressed special gratitude to Dr. Amare Kassaw, BiTec Director, who has been a pillar of their work by accompanying them to all events even by staying with them until the mid-night at the Makerspace.
The BiT Information and Strategic Communication Directorate would like to congratulate the startups on their outstanding achievements.
Information and Strategic Communication Directorate