Mexican nabs B.C. student entrepreneur award
Venture Connection Client Jordan Guitierrez from LibreriaLeo was recently profiled and featured in a Q&A podcast by the Globe and Mail.
Librerialeo.com.mx is an online company that sells Spanish language medical books to students in Mexico, since 2008. It's currently the largest online medical bookstore in Latin America and has seen over $1 million in sales growth over the past two years.
The full-time Simon Fraser University student, who has been living in Canada for seven years, was recently recognized by Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) as the 2011 Student Entrepreneur British Columbia Champion.
You can find Jordan's profile and read the transcript from the podcast on the Globe and Mail website.