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Devesh Dwivedi

Nominated for the 2012 Small Business Influencer Awards in:

Devesh is a serial entrepreneur who loves to help aspiring entrepreneurs. He started his first business, a comic books rental company, when he was 14, and since then he has founded and co-founded several businesses. He has an MBA and worked for multiple Fortune 100s in Corporate America but being a square peg he never fit in that round hole.

Devesh has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. He helps the cubicle imprisoned aspiring entrepreneurs get out of the 9-5 rat race and start a business based on their purpose, passion, and priorities.

Devesh is frequently spotted in National & major media channels including Forbes, Inc. Magazine, AMEX Open, Mashable, Business Insider etc.


* Helped hundreds of entrepreneurs with volunteer workshops & business advisory at The Business Link (A not-for-profit organization supported by the Government of Canada) * Volunteer Mentor at CYBF: Canadian Youth Business Foundation & IEMP: Immigrant Entrepreneur Mentorship Program * Provincial Ambassador at StartupCanada, a national initiative to empower entrepreneurship across Canada * Responsible for bringing Startup Weekend to Calgary, Canada to foster tech entrepreneurship in the region.

Devesh is a true champion. He believes in sharing success and knowledge. Not only he helps small business owners & entrepreneurs succeed, he volunteers hundreds of hours of his time every year to help young, afflicted, low income, and immigrant entrepreneurs with Organizations like - CYBF - Canadian Youth Business Foundation, IEMP - Immigrant Entrepreneur Mentorship Program, Startup Canada, and Momentum.


Website @deveshd

Nominated by Tracy


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