Daniel Levy, Founder of Manhattan Home Design
Daniel Levy, an Argentinean immigrant who received the U.S. Small Business Administration entrepreneurial success award -New York District office- talks about his experience as an immigrant in the Unites States and how he started his online furniture retail business.
Argentinean entrepreneur Daniel Levy, founder of online furniture retail business Manhattan Home Design, wins the U.S. Small Business Administration entrepreneurial success award -New York District office.
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Levy talks about his experience starting an online furniture business. He recalls starting his company in 2007 with $500. In 2011 he reached a little over a million dollars in sales. Pravina Raghavan, district director of the U.S. Small Business administration stands next to him.
Levy came to the United States in 2001 to study English. He worked on several odd jobs including washing dishes and repairing computers before starting his online furniture retail business in 2007.
Levy (front row, third from the left) with other recipients of awards from the U.S Small Business Administration - New York District office.
Argentinean entrepreneur Daniel Levy sold to the City of New York the bistro chairs and tables now found in Times Square and other iconic pedestrian locations across the city.
White House adviser Valerie Jarrett (second from the left), Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and billionaire investor Warren Buffett congratulates Daniel Levy after he completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program in September 2010.
Argentinean entrepreneur Daniel Levy sits next to Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein during a session at Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program in 2010.
The chairs that Argentinean entrepreneur Daniel Levy sold to the City of New York can also be found at New York’s Union Square.