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Young Entrepreneurs Top 100: From Brian Wong to Amanda Gutterman, These Are the Most Powerful Entrepreneurs Under 25

Young Entrepreneurs Top 100

Whether you’re a would-be entrepreneur or have spent decades being an entrepreneur. You could be worse-off than to read the short biographies of young entrepreneurs who’ve been through the journey before.

So we’ve compiled a list from top young entrepreneurs,. It’s a list of influential millennials at building businesses and being pro-active, particularly in the social media sphere. These are the leaders of the future.

Here’s what some of them said about this list:

Our young entrepreneurs list is an automatic algorithm based on social media influence, Klout scores and a secret recipe. We take into account various metrics from Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia, Youtube, LinkedIn and Instagram. The list gets updated each Thursday. If you believe you can arise a creative impulse in people (or you know a business leader who can), you can add yourself by clicking the “join” button. All entries are considered by our admins, and RichTopia reserves the right to accept or forbid people from the list as it deems fit.

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Nadeshot Profile Image Nadeshot
it's a long play | The Benchwarmers | i'm sick at cod
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Warren Cassell Jr Profile Image Warren Cassell Jr
Money Nerd. Financial Writer @Investopedia. Featured on @CNN, @Bloomberg, @YahooFinance and elsewhere. GWU'20.
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Sharad Vivek Sagar Profile Image Sharad Vivek Sagar
Founder and CEO at @DexterityGlobal. @Forbes 30 under 30. @RockefellerFdn 100 Next Century Innovator. @TuftsUniversity '16.
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Karim Abouelnaga Profile Image Karim Abouelnaga
Founder & CEO @PMPUSA; Contributor to @Entrepreneur & @Forbes; @Cornell alum, @ForbesUnder30, @GlobalShapersNY, @GlobalGoodFund & @EchoingGreen Fellow
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Heben Nigatu Profile Image Heben Nigatu
I slipped and fell on a banana peel once. Being alive is so embarrassing // my name's a typo, it's Heaven // work: @colbertlateshow @anotherround hnigatu@gmail
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Amani Al-Khatahtbeh Profile Image Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
the @nytimes calls me a media titan. founder @muslimgirl. columnist @forbes. host @mtv #uncovered. media analyst/consultant. ✨ media/events: mgmt@muslimgirl.com
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Khoa Phan Profile Image Khoa Phan
A @Forbes #30under30 Marketing/Advertising. Animator, brand content creator, corgi (running man) dad, traveler. | Vines & Instagram: Khoa | |Snapchat: Khoaphan|
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Mark Gurman Profile Image Mark Gurman
Breaks major Apple and consumer tech news at Bloomberg. Views are my own. News tips: Email me at mark@markgurman.com, add me on Wickr at mjgurman17, or DM.
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Brian Wong Profile Image Brian Wong
Founder and CEO of @kiip. Former Digg'er. Nomad by choice. Explorer.
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Kayode Damali Profile Image Kayode Damali
Listed Top 10 of the Top 100 Most Powerful Young Entrepreneurs @RichtopiaCom || Known in the mainstream media as the smoothest guy on TV #AskVictoria
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Ben Towers Profile Image Ben Towers
17yr Young Entrepreneur & Investor • Speaker • @SocialMarley @Towers_Design • #PocketMoneyPitch @CBBC • @TheTimes Teen Power List #1 • @BulliesOut
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Morgan Beller Profile Image Morgan Beller
A small person at a @Medium Corporation. Alum and fangirl of @a16z, @Cornell, @eBay, @CornellTech, @Poprightin, @HighLineVP
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Stacey Ferreira Profile Image Stacey Ferreira
Co-founder @joinforge & @2billionunder20. Co-founded @my_socialcloud (acquired by https://t.co/QYxgjW8rEd). 2015 Thiel Fellow. I like smoothies and also AI.
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Thomas Pritchard Profile Image Thomas Pritchard
Financial Services and Marketing professional. London to Worthing. Instagram:- spartangeek27 Opinions Are My Own/Tweets ARE NOT advice
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Palmer Luckey Profile Image Palmer Luckey
I am a technology enthusiast, a writer, a modder, and the founder of the ModRetro Forums and OculusVR Inc.
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Allen Gannett Profile Image Allen Gannett
CEO @TrackMaven, Integrated Marketing Analytics. Contributor @FastCompany.
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Caroline Pugh Profile Image Caroline Pugh
Chief of Staff- NavHealth, @entrepreneur 15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch
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Abdul Shakur Profile Image Abdul Shakur
21, Award Winning Recruitment Entrepreneur at @CreativeArrow - Franchise owner @BGS_EastLondon
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Timothy Hwang Profile Image Timothy Hwang
Bioengineer. Pharma Marketer. Philanthropist. Spontaneity Enthusiast. Sports Lover. Works hard, dances harder. Up-and-Coming Blogger. And yes, I rock at math.
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Jordan Daykin Profile Image Jordan Daykin
Jordan Daykin | One of Britain's Leading Young Entrepreneurs | Press@jordandaykin.co.uk
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Lane Sutton Profile Image Lane Sutton
Employer branding + marketing strategist. Gen Z and digital native. Connecting people with brands.
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Ari Weinstein Profile Image Ari Weinstein
Student, developer, co-founder of @DeskConnect and @WorkflowHQ.
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Takunda Chingonzoh Profile Image Takunda Chingonzoh
Founder of @NeolabTech and @techvillagezw. Passionate about building startups with @Tdevshop & promoting women in tech at @girls2_0zw Speaker, Consultant, #TREP
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Ben Pasternak Profile Image Ben Pasternak
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Harry McCann Profile Image Harry McCann
Editor-in-Chief of @TrendsterHQ . Also 17 y/o, Journalist, Advisor, Speaker and Founder of @DYCIRL @Independent_ie 30 Under 30 Harry@trendsterpress.com
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Ben Harvatine Profile Image Ben Harvatine
Founder & CEO at @JoltSensor. @Forbes #30under30. @MIT engineer, rower, & wrestler. Carroll County, MD native. Bleeds blue & white for @PennStateFball.
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Erik Finman Profile Image Erik Finman
Real life Tony Stark | 17 | Replacing School | Launching a Satellite | Building Holograms | @TIME's most Influential Teen | HS Drop Out
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Julie Zeilinger Profile Image Julie Zeilinger
Deputy Editor @MTVFounders. Founder @the_fbomb at @womensmediacntr. Author: A Little F'd Up, College 101. Forbes 30Under30. Liz Lemon & Ron Swanson's love child
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Gabriel Blanchet Profile Image Gabriel Blanchet
Avid learner + outdoorsman. Co-Founder @GroveLabs to help everybody grow fresh, tasty food year round with a living ecosystem in their home. Check it out.
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Nick D'Aloisio Profile Image Nick D'Aloisio
Founder of Summly. ADA winner. Studying at Oxford. WSJ Innovator of Year: https://t.co/Kmla68Gdau Previous: PM of Yahoo News Digest, EIR at Airbnb.
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Jonathan Vicentt Profile Image Jonathan Vicentt
Biomédico MT BLOGGER |#Writer Escritor|Health #LGBTpedia @HRW | #HumanRights #LGBT Advocate
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Matthew Jones Profile Image Matthew Jones
@SwissRe / Generalist. Insurance disruption, innovation, strategy. #startups #fintech #insurtech. Former entrepreneur @parachutelife. Board @CMI_LondonandSE.
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Mark Silberg Profile Image Mark Silberg
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William Zhou Profile Image William Zhou
Founder/CEO at @chalkdotcom. Passionate about education. @Forbes #30Under30 2015. Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.
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Sean Spooner Profile Image Sean Spooner
Creative Director @HeyDreem
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George Burgess Profile Image George Burgess
Founder & CEO, @GojimoApp, the leading exam preparation app. Funded by @IndexVentures and @JamJarInvest. @Stanford University Dropout
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Beau Blyth Profile Image Beau Blyth
Working on Samurai Gunn for PS4. Combat programmer on Hyper Light Drifter. Made 0Space, Shoot First, Action Fist, Fish Face.
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Christian Owens Profile Image Christian Owens
International man of mystery. Making it easier for people to build software companies. Founder, https://t.co/TpPWXVyrPn. British.
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Madison Nicole Profile Image Madison Nicole
18 year old founder-@FishFlops® & Madison Nicole® I believe in charitable giving, being happy, and helping others. Act on your creativity!
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Maran Nelson Profile Image Maran Nelson
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. @claralabs
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Alex Banayan Profile Image Alex Banayan
Forbes 30 Under 30 • Author of upcoming book (Crown/Random House) about my 5-year quest to track down & learn from Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Lady Gaga + more:
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Paul Duan Profile Image Paul Duan
Making the world a better place, one algorithm at a time. Founder & President @bayesimpact. I enjoy wine, data, and terrible puns.
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Mark Daniel Profile Image Mark Daniel
CEO @tryestate
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Nanxi Liu @Enplug Profile Image Nanxi Liu @Enplug
CEO @Enplug, #1 open digital display software. Founder of Nanoly Bioscience. Forbes 30Under30 and Fortune's 10 Most Promising Women Entrepreneurs.
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Jordan Casey Profile Image Jordan Casey
16 year old entrepreneur and programmer. Public Speaker. Football Fan. TYI & Bizworld Ambassador. Current: @KidsCodeGame
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Rebecca Liebman Profile Image Rebecca Liebman
Founder @LearnLux | Boston Startups | @Forbes 30 under 30 | Public Speaking | Nature | Constantly learning | Motivating people, especially on Mondays
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Soroush Ghodsi Profile Image Soroush Ghodsi
Founder of @getSlik, 14 years old, have tab management issues ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, DMs open! soroush@getslik.com
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Nteff Alain Profile Image Nteff Alain
Co-founder @theGiftedMom | Queen's Young Leader | WEF Global Shaper | Forbes 30Under30 | 2015 CNBC Young Business Leader of the Year for West Africa.
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Amanda Gutterman Profile Image Amanda Gutterman
VP Growth @Dose, Cofounder of @SlantNews. Forbes 30 Under 30. Past: @HuffingtonPost @Columbia. This is a dying platform #ff me here -- https://t.co/59WlG2YWAJ
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Tai Tran Profile Image Tai Tran
Fueling curiosity with storytelling. Social Storyteller. Writer. @Forbes 30 Under 30 & @LinkedIn Top Voice. Contributor. @BerkeleyHaas Alum. Social at Apple.
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Catalin Voss Profile Image Catalin Voss
I'm killing time while I wait for life to shower me with meaning and happiness. - Calvin
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Christopher Gray Profile Image Christopher Gray
Entrepreneur. Partner at @DormRoomFund. Founder of @Myscholly. @EY_EOY and @ABCSharkTank winner! #Forbes30Under30
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Ocean Pleasant Profile Image Ocean Pleasant
Singer-Songwriter. CEO, @myrealapp. Founder, @RealTeenMag. 2015 Thiel Fellow. Debut Single + Video Out Now! VEVO channel:
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Vicente Fernandez Profile Image Vicente Fernandez
Co-founder @Sportsmanias. Forbes #30Under30. Former @UChicago football player
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Ellen Chilemba Profile Image Ellen Chilemba
Malawian. Founder&Director @tiwaleproject. DJ (Insta-bigchmba). Digital Content @DoSomething, 30U30 @Forbesafrica, GTL @threedotdashorg, Moho @mtholyoke
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Catherine Cook Profile Image Catherine Cook
Co-founder & VP Brand Strategy MeetMe
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Tom Osborn Profile Image Tom Osborn
Conscious Entrepreneur | Co - Founder @greencharkenya | Student @Harvard | Forbes & Salt Magazine 30 under 30 | Dare to be Different.
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Jessica Tenuta Profile Image Jessica Tenuta
#Cofounder & Head of #Design @packbackbooks | #TEDx Speaker | Former #Brand Designer @listenloft | Former Design Fellow @Lightbank #VentureCapital
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Zach Latta Profile Image Zach Latta
doer of the things. building and growing @starthackclub at high schools worldwide. zach@hackclub.com
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Kaeya Majmundar Profile Image Kaeya Majmundar
I partner w/celebs and make products for their fans. As seen on Shark Tank-25Under25-TMZ-Complex-SI-Forbes-Tribune-SunTimes-Bleacher-HuffPost-Inc
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Megan Grassell Profile Image Megan Grassell
founder/ceo @yellowberryco || megan@yellowberrycompany.com
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Audrey Cheng Profile Image Audrey Cheng
CEO @moringaschool. | You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
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Deepika Kurup Profile Image Deepika Kurup
Student | Scientist | Social Entrepreneur | 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 | 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner | 2012 America's Top Young Scientist
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Hyrum Profile Image Hyrum
23. Owner & Founder of @zevenmedia, from @bbcdragonsden. Instagram @1hyrum
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Shubham Banerjee Profile Image Shubham Banerjee
Creator of Braigo™ | Founder @braigolabs | HS-Class'19 - AMHS | Keynote Speaker @WWSGConnect | Changemaker @Youth_Venture | Do Social Good. - personal tweets
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Neha Kinariwalla Profile Image Neha Kinariwalla
Bridging the mental health treatment gap. @HumanologyProj founder, Forbes 30u30, @Gates_Cambridge alum, & hopelessly reliant on autocorerct.
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Eden Full Goh Profile Image Eden Full Goh
Hi, I make stuff! (I rarely use Twitter, so this mostly aggregates random tweets about me/@TheSunSaluter. Sorry if it looks awkwardly self-congratulatory.)
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Greg Sewitz Profile Image Greg Sewitz
Co-founder of @exo_protein, pioneering the consumption of insects. Forbes 30 Under 30 2016 and Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies 2015.
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Ross McCray Profile Image Ross McCray
Co-Founder & CEO at @Video_Amp
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Louis-Victor Jadavji Profile Image Louis-Victor Jadavji
#Fitness #Health #3Dprinting #Vancouver Co-Founder @wiivvit. #Bitcoin cryptocurrency trader. ♥ spirulina. #Freemarkets + minds. insta: http://t.co/EsFb2e95BU
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Hart Main Profile Image Hart Main
Owner and CEO of ManCans, Candidate for Ohio House of Reps. 2018 ΑΣΦ, KSU '18
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Dmitry Aksenov Profile Image Dmitry Aksenov
Founder and CEO at DigitalGenius. @ForbesUnder30 2016.
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Daniel Fine Profile Image Daniel Fine
Founder+CEO: Fine Co, @TeamBroLove, @Glass_U, @DosedApp. Make what if, what is. @Penn @Wharton'15.
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Jessica Willison Profile Image Jessica Willison
Co-founder of @enrou_. Enrou is a new way to invest in developing communities when you #shop. Shop to Empower! #socent
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John Brooks Profile Image John Brooks
Developing Ricochet and Tor hidden services
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Mateusz Mach Profile Image Mateusz Mach
I’m Mat…18, geek, HIP HOP fan. Young entrepreneur. FIVE APP CEO. My dream is to create software and electronics connecting the world of fashion and tech.
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Sam Shames Profile Image Sam Shames
Wrestler & Aspiring Renaissance Man. Contagious Enthusiasm. Delayed Gratification. Work Hard, Play Hard. Appreciate Life. MIT '14
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Teasha Feldman Profile Image Teasha Feldman
MIT Physics Grad. Co-founder @EverVestCo. Book h̶o̶a̶r̶d̶e̶r̶ lover.
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Ishaan Gulrajani Profile Image Ishaan Gulrajani
deep learning. previously @metamindio @watchsend @thielfellowship @hackmit @duckduckgo
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Amr Ashraf Profile Image Amr Ashraf
Tech entrepreneur passionate about food. Co-founder and CEO @Engezni. Co-founder @ideabakers. Co-founder @CreativEgypt Computer Engineering & Business grad @AUC
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Ahmed Fawzy Profile Image Ahmed Fawzy
#Developer, try to be #Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO @TypicalSpark
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Travis Montaque Profile Image Travis Montaque
Founder/CEO @ Emogi | Forbes 30 Under 30
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Andy Bromberg Profile Image Andy Bromberg
CEO at Sidewire. Founding member of the Stanford Bitcoin Group.
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Michael Venn Profile Image Michael Venn
Founder of @TagstrApp - Entrepreneur - Techie - Passionate Designer - Automotive Enthusiast
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Ruchit Nagar Profile Image Ruchit Nagar
leading @teamkhushibaby, learning @harvardmed, formerly @ysph @yale @healthmap, waking up in the morning to innovate for global health
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Scott Hempy Profile Image Scott Hempy
cofounder @getfilld student of: startups, venture capital, politics, economics, & business
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Genevieve Liu Profile Image Genevieve Liu
Social Entrepreneur. Chopstick Enthusiast. Chicago.
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Shashank Samala Profile Image Shashank Samala
Designing to unleash our creative potential. Co-founder & Product Lead @TempoAutomation. Alum of @Cornell @Square @FenoxVC
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Leon Sasson Profile Image Leon Sasson
Bits, pixels, sleep, tech. Co-Founder, CTO @risescience Data Science @NorthwesternU
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Dana Khater Profile Image Dana Khater
Founder @Coterique // Foodie at heart. Flat6Labs Alum. I left my heart in Tokyo
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Noa Mintz Profile Image Noa Mintz
Teen entrepreneur and speaker. Founder of Nannies by Noa. Crain's 20 under 20.
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Paul Morse Profile Image Paul Morse
Paul Morse. Co-Founder of Hopoo Games, LLC. Currently working on @riskofrain on the PS4/Vita.
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Nina Devani Profile Image Nina Devani
Teenage entrepreneur
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Omar Hamdalla Profile Image Omar Hamdalla
An aesthetic voyager whose home is the road. Co-Founder @Elwafeyat.com, a #500strong Company. http://t.co/TSvdTqc33i - Instagram: @Omar_Hamdalla
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Danny Yaroslavski Profile Image Danny Yaroslavski
Founder of @lightbotcom. Co-creator of @outdoworkout.
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Ming Horn Profile Image Ming Horn
Doer, dreamer, developer @khodeup
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Matthew K. Firpo Profile Image Matthew K. Firpo
Matthew K. Firpo is a New York-based Director and Photographer | http://t.co/JK6A0hT25N
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Ryan Hesslau Profile Image Ryan Hesslau
Christ Follower | Founder of the foreverU Movement | Empowering Millennials to be Planet Shakers
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JamesMwakichako Profile Image JamesMwakichako
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Sarah Tulin Profile Image Sarah Tulin
Co-Founder & CEO @oxieco, Regional President @kairossociety, currently participating in @SprintAccel powered by @techstars
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Released:
2:18am - 23rd Aug 2016
Score Period:
16th Aug - 23rd Aug 2016
Platforms:
Klout | Twitter
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The Richtopia top young entrepreneurs list is compiled using a number of metrics combining to produce rank order.  Two of the main influencers on a persons ranking are their social media profiles and regular media coverage.  Our sister company Marketing Runners specialises in increasing the profile of brands and personalities so if there are people you think should be higher on our list or someone who is not included on the list and wants greater exposure, then get them to contact the Marketing Runners team who may be able to help.

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