Avelo Roy is an entrepreneur, investor, educator and motivational speaker.

He started his first startup at 19 while still a student at the Illinois Institute of Technology and built it to a million dollar valuation by the time he was 22. He has been building and growing businesses in the US and India 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  TEDx speaker 2 times. He has been featured on CNN Money, Entrepreneur MagazineABC7, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Times of India, Financial Chronicle, Asian Age and other popular news media in US and India.

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  • Every Successful Entrepreneurs has to Overcome these 3 Fears

    Successful entrepreneurs enjoy financial freedom, flexibility of schedule along with social recognition. But behind all this is sheer hard work. In the beginning stages you might be working 12 -18 hrs a day and financial success at this stage seems like a distant dream. This sustained period of struggle breeds all kinds of fears and negative thoughts. […]

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    To-Do List: Here’s How Successful People Live By It

    Small victories made every day add up overtime, and before you know it people start treating you differently. All of a sudden success comes knocking on your door and people you never met before want to take pictures with you. The important piece is to progress incrementally every day towards your goal. The most effective […]

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    The Millionaire Mindset

    Being a millionaire is a side effect of a unique mindset. A mindset that drives the decision making process by more than just the common sense. I have listed below a combination of traits that I rarely see in people. But when I do see them, I can predict a millionaire in the making. Be […]

  • 9 Tips to Launch Your Life in Your 20s

    The decisions you make in your 20s shape who you will become and the quality of life you will live. Every decision counts – good ones and bad. I am in my late 20s and I can tell you that within my ability, I have used my 20s to the max. It has pushed me […]

  • The Science of being Irresistibly Charming

    A charming personality can easily win many battles, from job interviews to Presidential elections!! Industrial psychology provides volumes of evidence on how likability affects decision making. In this article, I am going to break down the mechanics behind it from various angles. Yes, some people are born charming. But it can be learned as well. I did […]

  • Don’t get exploited by Fear. Overcome Fear in 3 steps.

    Fear is one of the most powerful feelings that cripples our thinking and actions. It actually inhibits us from taking the right steps that can help fix the fear-causing problem. Let’s go through a series of steps that I have personally tried and tested over and over again. Acknowledge the fear and the problem that’s causing […]

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    Effectively Communicate to Win over Difficult People

    Winning communication begins with knowing your audience. Sometimes we end up having to deal with the persons we dread most… arrogant, hothead, irrational and/or outright crazy! It is important to separate the behavior from the person. It will help tremendously if you actually try to be understanding of the other person’s situation rather than blaming him/her. […]

  • Overcome Anger

    Overcome Anger Before It Reaches The Point-Of-No-Return

    The person is separate from the behavior. Behavior changes hour to hour based on mood, weather, stress levels, etc. but the person expressing the behavior is distinct from the behavior. This understanding helps us when dealing with a person expressing anger. Hit the pause button and think – is he/she always like this, if not why […]

  • 6 Job Interview Hacks

    I say unfair advantage because it’s like getting a solution manual for an exam…way before the exam. I will take you on a tour of the expectations hidden in your interviewer’s mind and help you address them like a mind reader! Get Referred, Use LinkedIn I see so many people blindly applying on the career sections […]

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