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Marc Benevenga

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Marc Benevenga is a passionate entrepreneurial marketing and sales professional with over 15 years of experience. Marc has launched several thriving e-commerce based startups over the past couple of years based on his love for vintage comics and pop culture memorabilia.

A jack-of-all trades, he has provided marketing and sales strategy for a diverse range of industries including sports, health care, technology, education, retail, finance and the military.

Marc wrote an Amazon #1 best seller children’s book, Is That a Wolf or A Dog?, depicting the fictionalized story of bringing his Czechoslovakian Wolfdog, Arya, from Italy to Canada. Marc wrote a sequel, Rain or Shine, with all proceeds going towards mental health children charities.

Combining his passion for mental health and love of retro gaming, Marc founded an independent game studio called Crying Wolf Studios. He is currently working on launching Mio Mostro, a virtual pet game that teaches kids healthy habits to help cope and maintain good mental health.

Marc provides consulting services and mentorship to start up founders and organizations. He prides himself on being able to take an idea and transform it into a viable business model, no matter the industry. He was named an Top 23 Mentor for 2023 on Upnotch, a platform that connects mentors and mentees.

He helped his father’s restaurant, Venga Cucina, pivot during the pandemic into an award winning Italian restaurant in Toronto. Today, Marc helps out in the family business with social media, marketing, community outreach…and the most important job of all, taste testing his father’s new pizza recipes.

Learn more at www.marcbenevenga.com

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