Startup Mexico: DotCom Magazine Reveals Its Annual List of America’s Most Impactful Privately Held Companies – Startup Mexico Awarded 2021 Impact Company of The Year Award

Marcus Dantus, Founder & CEO, Startup Mexico

SAN FRANCISCO, DATE – DotCom Magazine today announced that The Startup Mexico has been selected to join its annual Impact Company of The Year List For 2021. The DotCom Magazine Impact Company of The Year 2021 Award celebrates the most important segment of the economy – America’s privately owned companies whose Founders, CEOs and Amazing Team Members are making an important impact in the economy.

DotCom Magazine has honored Startup Mexico as making a positive difference in an incredibly unique year. The DotCom Magazine 2021 Impact Company of The Year Awards celebrates shapeshifting entrepreneurs and their companies. When a company makes an impact, not only are they helping their clients, but they are also helping the world become a better place.

Andy Jacob, CEO of DotCom Magazine says, “We appreciate the selfless commitment that leaders and entrepreneurs make to their brand. We are honored to award great companies our DotCom Magazine 2021 Impact Company of The Year Award. At DotCom Magazine, we believe entrepreneurs are the heartbeat of the world in so many ways. We believe it is a world where risktakers must be lauded, saluted, and respected. 2021 is an incredibly unique year in so many ways. Companies have so many ways to make an impact, and that’s why each company’s unique impact is so important than ever before. Our award winners have courage and an unyielding passion to grow and contribute in incredibly unique ways.

Jacob continues, “In 2021, everyone talks about uncertain times. In 2021, we believe it is the leaders of impactful companies that stick their head up above the crowd, and say “we can do this”, “we will get it done”, “we will make this happen”, “we are willing to pay the price, and “we will turn uncertainty into opportunity. Our award winners are selected for leadership. Their company leads and their business system leads, we consider our award winners lamplighters. We believe we need more courageous entrepreneurs bringing light into the world by building compelling companies that make a difference.

“It’s a distinct honor to be recognized among such a respected group of privately owned companies that are moving the needle on business strategy and making significant impact on the economy. We’d like to thank DotCom Magazine for recognizing how important it is to align profits, strategy and vision with positive impact that extends beyond board rooms and balance sheets,” said Marcus Dantus, Founder & CEO, Startup Mexico. “We’d also like to thank all of the organizations and individuals we’ve had the privilege of working with over the past year. In the spirit of partnership, Startup Mexico’s work is truly a shared collective that is empowered by our network of beloved clients and partners – who inspire business excellence every day and every step of the way.”

About The Startup Mexico: Marcus Dantus is an innovative thinker with broad-based expertise in operations, business development and sales. Marcus Dantus has a proven ability to quickly identify key business drivers and develop strategies to maximize opportunities. As a startup creator and operator, Marcus Dantus has led several incubator and accelerator programs, is an angel investor, an academic and public speaker. Marcus Dantus has built solid track record of success leading start-ups
Marcus Dantus is a pioneer in E-Commerce in Latin America, established first Internet Portal in Mexico, built growing telecommunications solution business and headed medical device incubator. Founded and headed Wayra Mexico (Telefonica’s Startup Accelerator), founded and current head of Mexico’s largest entrepreneurial initiative, Startup Mexico. Managing director and GP at Dux Capital. Angel Investor in over 30 companies. Marcus Dantus has advised and mentored over 100 startup founders.
He is a guest professor MBA @ IPADE. Startup Creation and financing Module Coordinator – Master of Internet Business @ ISDI. Keynote and invited speaker @ MIT, IPADE, ITAM, CENTRO, UAA, UVM, ITESM and many other venues.
Marcus Dantus has over 200 keynotes and panelist appearances in past 5 years in events for corporations, academy and government on entrepreneurial, venture capital and innovation subjects.He is a regular judge in startup competitions in Mexico, Latam, Europe and the US.
Marcus Dantus has turned around under-performing organizations by changing and implementing new business model and strategy. Effective in developing business, sales, financing and market strategies. Expert in the identification, analysis, and resolution of diverse operational issues as well as succeeding in adverse conditions and environments.Marcus Dantus has superior capabilities in selection, recruitment, training, development and retaining top performing talents. He also has experience raising investment in Mexico and US. Experience building and managing advisory and corporate boards. Board Member and advisor in over 30 companies in Mexico and US. Angel Investor and Venture Capitalist.
Marcus Dantus is also a recipient of multiple international, industry, and organizational awards for superior leadership, performance, and contributions. Commendations included Intel Technology Prize and Endeavor´s Dedication awards.
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About the DotCom Magazine Impact Company of The Year Awards: DotCom Magazine celebrates the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars — the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. At DotCom Magazine, we believe that the entrepreneurs of the world are the real superstars. We celebrate the risk takers that are committed to building a great company. From startups to more mature companies, from companies’ juts putting income on the books to companies with revenues in the millions and tens of millions, if a company is making an impact, DotCom Magazine is going to report on it. The 2021 Impact Company Awards are open to all companies for consideration. For more information visit


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