Shafin Diamond Tejani
Shafin Diamond Tejani launched his first company from his university dorm room at the age of 19. Since then, he has launched over 40 startups, in 24 different countries, generating over $100M in sales. His most recent success, Victory Square, is a venture builder that builds startups in the web, mobile, gaming and immersive spaces, with a special focus on funding socially responsible companies, international startups and female founders.
Outside of his entrepreneurial work, Shafin has contributed significant time to charity and community work. Shafin’s vision is to ensure more children and youth reach their full potential. Since its inception, Shafin and his team have donated 10,000 volunteer hours and helped raise over $88M to this cause.
Shafin has received numerous awards, with the most recent acknowledgements being: Prime Minister's Volunteer Award 2015, EY Technology Entrepreneur of the Year 2015, Startup Canada Award for Advancing Entrepreneurship 2015, Canadian Angel Investor of the Year 2015 and INC 500 Fastest Growing Companies in the US.