MD, Kolkata Ventures (Kolkata); Former Startup Advisor, Prime Minister of Nepal
Avelo Roy is a serial Tech Entrepreneur, Investor & TV Host, who started his first startup at the age of 19 around his patent pending technology while still studying as a computer engineer at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He built it to a multi-million dollar valuation by the age of 22. 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 (Poet, Politician and first female governor of India), 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 3 years have resulted in 400+ revenue generating startups responsible for around 4500 new jobs created in 10 states of East India. His management style is derived from the ideologies of Bhagavad Gita.