Jordan Guitierrez has owned and operated librerialeo.com.mx, 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.
“I am originally from Mexico and with all the bad news in the media lately about my home country, I want to show others a positive story about Mexico, and the opportunities available to do business there,” he says.
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