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22-year-old multimillionaire entrepreneur coming to Niagara University Nov. 13

by jmaloni
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 07:00 am

Daniel Gómez Iñiguez, a 22-year-old multimillionaire, is coming to Niagara University on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to share his experiences and provide tips on how to become successful in creating a company with a global impact.

Sponsored by NU's Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (C.E.O.) and the College of Business Administration, the free, public event takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum.

Gómez co-founded SOLBEN, an alternative energy technology company based in Monterrey, México, while still in high school. Gómez and his partners have developed biodiesel production technology designed to be accessible in a developing economy. The previous business model for producing biodiesel - a blend of vegetable oils or animal fats and diesel - relied on large, centralized production plants.

According to Inc. magazine, which named Gómez one of its 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs in 2011, SOLBEN's sales were more than $1 million in 2010 and about $3 million in 2011.

For more information, contact Dr. Anna L. McNab, assistant professor of commerce, at 716-286-8142 or [email protected].

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