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Mario Peshev

Chief Executive OfficerDevriX

Sofia, Bulgaria

Member Since November 2018


Digital Strategy


Serial CEO (DevriX, Rush, Growth Shuttle). A business advisor providing business, tech, marketing strategy to SMEs, fast-paced startups, and large publishers generating hundreds of millions of monthly views. Angel investor, and ambassador for SeedBlink and Flippa. My background is in tech, starting as a software engineer in the enterprise space. After going through my freelancing period and co-founding a startup, I switched to an agency consulting model, building a highly efficient team of 50 representing an award-winning top 20 WordPress agency worldwide. I've spent over 8,000 hours in training and consulting across organizations like SAP, VMware, Saudi Aramco, Software AG, CERN. As a WordPress contributor, I've presented at dozens of WordCamps across North America and Europe. On a day-to-day, I manage our crew at DevriX, provide advisory and consulting services to fast-paced startups and agencies, and help business communities and universities with strategic know-how.

Published content

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From books to seminars to online articles, there's no shortage of advice for business owners. While some insights are invaluable, others are questionable—and then there are some which are downright disastrous. Following the wrong business advice can prove detrimental to the health and growth of a business. Here, members of Young Entrepreneur Council share some of the worst business advice they've been given and why ignoring that advice is often the best solution.

14 Essential Skills Small-Business Leaders Should Master

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Running a small business is similar to a juggling act, where entrepreneurs wear numerous hats to keep the show running smoothly. While adaptability and multitasking are key, there are specific skills that stand out for small-business leaders striving for success. These skills go beyond the basics of entrepreneurship and delve into the intricacies of leadership and management. To discuss these skills, a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members responded to the following question:

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When making a budget, entrepreneurs may account for some of the more obvious expenditures, such as payroll and production costs. However, some important expenses might be overlooked—which can significantly impact the health and longevity of a business. To help you create a more accurate business budget, members of Young Entrepreneur Council discuss some of the less obvious costs of running a business. From professional development to software upgrades, make sure your budget accounts for these key expenses.

10 Tips For Supporting Managers And Reducing High Employee Turnover

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It's often said that employees don't leave bad jobs—they leave bad managers. In this way, if you’re a business leader whose company is suddenly experiencing high turnover, taking a look at your managers and their performance may be a safe place to start when getting to the root of the issue.  While termination may be the solution in some more extreme situations, often, managers may just need further training and support. For guidance on how to begin, consider the following advice from the business leaders of Young Entrepreneur Council. Here, they offer their top tips for how to address the issue of turnover with the manager and help them improve themselves and their management style.

14 Uncomfortable Questions Businesses Must Answer


When managing a business, entrepreneurs often face a wide range of challenges as they navigate its constant evolution.

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For many entrepreneurs , the prospect of a buyout offer can be tempting. However, amid the whirlwind of excitement and potential financial gain, it's important not to lose sight of critical factors that can significantly impact the deal. Here, Young Entrepreneur Council members share what they consider the most critical factors to consider before selling your business.

Company details


Company bio

DevriX is a top 10 global WordPress agency that scaled over 10 billion page views and powered $400M+ in GMV in 2023 alone across its portfolio. We coined the term "WordPress retainers" in 2015 and our first recurring subscriptions are still existing contracts 8 years in. The revolutionary agile model combined with enterprise-grade expertise in the leadership team enables us to work with Fortune 1000s, high-tier e-commerce brands, and notable publishers generating hundreds of millions of views. And our consulting expertise tracks ROI as a North star, supplementing tech & marketing solutions with amplified visibility, operational consulting, experimentation as a service, and data-driven solutions designed to protect and grow both funded startups and reputable enterprises focused on their legacy.



Area of focus

Digital Marketing
Web Development

Company size

11 - 50