Victoria Calderón Nunes

Co-owner & CEO, Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op & AVANZA Business Solutions

Victoria is a Venezuelan-American social entrepreneur, blogger, published author and marketing expert with over 10 years of experience. She has worked in the media, corporate, non-profit and small business sectors. In 2014, she co-founded AVANZA Business Solutions, a multicultural marketing and tech firm along with her sister and business partner.

 In 2016, they established AVANZA’s headquarters inside their second venture and real estate investment, Bottoms Up Coffee Co-op located in Franklinton, Ohio. Bottoms Up is a public coffee shop and private coworking space with a social mission to reduce infant mortality.

Victoria’s personal mission is to empower women and girls. She’s also a regular contributor on Columbus Moms Blog and READY Publication. By channeling her passion for diversity and strategic partnerships, she’s been able to grow deep roots in Central Ohio and nationwide to add value to all of the individuals and organizations she interacts with. She has won numerous awards for community development and received national recognition for her published work raising awareness around infant mortality.

She’s a member of the Columbus Women’s Commission, the Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality, the Small Business Majority Business Council, Forge Columbus and on the Communications Advisory Committee for Franklin University. In 2016, Victoria and her sister, Virginia Nunes were awarded the Smart Business Progressive Entrepreneur(s) of the Year award.

Community Involvement

Past and present association involvement over the years.

Columbus City Schools

Columbus GreenSpot

Hispanic Chamber of Columbus

Jumpstart Coalition for Financial Literacy

Latino Empowerment Outreach Network (LEON)

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality

Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

United Way of Central Ohio

YWCA of Columbus

Victoria loves speaking at events.