Avelo Roy started his entrepreneurial journey at 19 years of age (while studying at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago) and built his first million dollar business by the time he was 22. Avelo is a Tech Entrepreneur, Investor, TV Host & 3 times TEDx Speaker. He has built 8 Businesses in the US & India with multi-million dollars worth of products and services ranging from consumer electronics, artificial Intelligence systems, healthcare process automation, food science, wireless communications, wearable technology and graphical password applications.
As the great great grandson of Sarojini Naidu, Avelo continues the legacy forward by tirelessly serving the Indian youth through entrepreneurship education using lean startup methodology and principles of Bhagavad Gita. His efforts through Kolkata Ventures in the past 2 years have resulted in 375+ revenue generating startups responsible for around 4500 new jobs created in 10 states of East India.
Avelo Roy is currently:
MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata)
MD & CEO, Nearify (Delhi & Chicago)
Director, ECC Engineering Pvt. Ltd (Kolkata)
Startup Advisor, Prime Minister of Nepal
Guest lecturer: Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, IITs (Delhi, Kharagpur, Bhubaneswar and Guwahati)
Facts & Figures:
500+ speaking engagements in US & India, including White House Panel for Entrepreneurship Education, Startup America, Invest India @ Rashtrapati Bhavan, TEDx Talks, Josh talks and more.
150+ awards in India, US, Canada & China
1500+ startup mentees in India, US, Canada & China
Purpose of this blog
This blog covers the little known hacks into building affluence by influencing people and leveraging relationships. Avelo writes from his experiences as an entrepreneur and his knowledge of the 5000 year old Vedic Philosophy given in the wisdom of Bhagavad Gita.
Why share all this for free?
Avelo strongly believes in the concept of gift economy. Here he is offering a gift of knowledge and experiences that helped him build his businesses. Nothing is expected in return, but any form of reciprocation is most welcome!!