Evan Luthra has that rare and coveted ability to turn original ideas into businesses that are both innovative and profitable. At 23 years-old, he has an already impressive resume and career history. He started his journey as a serial entrepreneur as an adolescent and was bitten by the "digital bug" early and often. This forward thinking, technology-minded entrepreneur embarked on his first digital endeavor at just twelve years old by curating technology-related news, and he garnered a 250,000 readers in doing so.
He then began developing mobile apps with the advent of mobile app popularity. Always on the cusp and leading edge of new trends and innovations, he has become a true innovator and a recognized name in the world of Startups. He has started various technology companies and built products used by millions of people. As he refused to listen to people with limiting beliefs, his experience from a struggling innovator to a leading entrepreneur inspired many when he exited his first company for 7 figures and simountesly took over the TedX stage at 17.
Evan has extensive knowledge and experience in mobile apps and his company, EL Group International has developed and delivered mobile apps for major Fortune 500 companies. Evan's strategy follows a simple, but proven formula: conceptualize, innovate, execute.
More recently Evan is heavily involved in the crypto industry working with leading companies such as CoinPublish.com, GladAge.com , Hashgraph.com and others under EL Group subsidiary Almora.io and has been regarded as a Blockchain expert and pioneer by the worlds leading organizations and publications.
His Startup Studio (StartupStudio.online) -works with non-tech entrepreneurs and backs them with capital, technology and marketing resources to launch new companies from the ground up. Having built and invested in 30+ companies in the last 5 years with a combined market cap of over $500 million, he continues to guide and mentor startups across all technologies. He believes in stepping out of the comfort zone and exploring the power of conceptualization, innovation and execution. The thought that 'entrepreneurs are dreamers and doers' led his path to the most talked about technology today blockchain. His work in the Blockchain space primarily revolves around his company Almora.io - where in they have delivered a 10x return for there investors in the first project. He has also received a honorary PhD in Blockchain for the impact he has made in the industry from his Blockchain Schools to Blockchain Coworking spaces. This spirit of empowering game-changing ideas made him the first investor to leverage the Snapchat platform to invest in a company.
Evan is an accredited Angel Investor and invests in a variety of products and businesses. From being the first investor over snapchat , to an early investor in Eaze.com (Fastest growing on-demand Tech company in 2016) and Wheelys Cafe (Top 15 company to watch out in 2017 by INC) to most recently investing in the seed round of Hashgraph.com (The billion dollar Crypto Currency).
Evan believes in using technology to disrupt existing industries and has companies in a diverse set of industries from FoodTech, FinTech, Marijuana, Travel, Nightlife, Food and Beverage, Lifestyle, Social, AI, Augmented, Virtual, Mixed Reality, Entertainment, Fashion and more.
He is a featured speaker at different universities and conferences around the globe; he speaks about Mobile Apps, Entrepreneurship and trending tech topics, to huge audiences and has spoken for Tedx, United Nations, Google, Nielsen and has done guest lectures at Delhi University, Washington State University, San Francisco State University and more.
With his keen insights and digital expertise, Evan is constantly thinking of new ideas that will innovate, simplify and make the quality of daily life that much better.
With an expertise in building businesses, unmatched knowledge and the courage to turn ideas into businesses, he is also known as a technology pioneer by leading media companies and publications. To name a few, Business Insider, Times of India, Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, VICE and Nextshark covered stories for his resilience. He also spoke about his experience at the World Economic Forum for VICE where he got mentioned as the 'Young Global Shaper.' He has also been the focus of multiple documentaries for leading television networks around the world from from “The New Maharajas” on M6 in France, to appearing on “Good Morning America” ABC News, “LAUREN!” Netherlands and many more. This has gained him a huge following of over half a million fans across various social networks. With such brilliance across all his initiatives, he has been featured as one of the 5 millionaire entrepreneurs to follow on Instagram as well as Top 30 under 30 entrepreneurs.
In Evans own words: “The Best way to predict the future is to build it