Serial Entrerpreneur, TED Speaker, Chicago, USA
Avelo Roy started his first startup at 19 while still a student at Illinois Institute of Technology and built it to a million dollar valuation by the time he was 22. He has been building businesses in the US ever since. He has won more than 14 business plan competitions in the United States and Canada and has been honored by the California State Senate, invited to speak at a White House panel for Entrepreneurship Education and invited to be a speaker at TEDx Talk. He has been featured on CNN Money, ABC7, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune and other US news media. Avelo Roy is currently: Managing Director, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata) Country Head, AIWA (India) Owner and Director, ECC Engineering Pvt. Ltd (Kolkata) Guest Lecturer, Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) Board Member, Spring Ventures (Hong Kong) Advisor, Acumen Dynamics (Chicago) Short Course Instructor, IIT Kharagpur Avelo’s latest company is Kolkata Ventures promoting entrepreneurship in Eastern India. He owes his accomplishments to a strong spiritual foundation and the strength of meaningful relationships.