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:
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Idk about you but a veiled Muslim women looks pretty fitting on a list with the word “powerful” in it https://t.co/x1ouK7PMxY
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.
| Nadeshot |
Former Call of Duty champion and current professional Benchwarmer.
| Warren Cassell Jr |
Money Nerd. Financial Writer @Investopedia. Featured on @CNN, @Bloomberg, @YahooFinance and elsewhere. GWU'20.
| Amani Al-Khatahtbeh |
the @nytimes calls me a media titan. founder @muslimgirl. debut book MUSLIM GIRL: A COMING OF AGE now avail for preorder everywhere! ✨ firstname.lastname@example.org
| Karim Abouelnaga |
Founder & CEO @PMPUSA; Contributor to @Entrepreneur & @Forbes; @Cornell alum, @ForbesUnder30, @GlobalShapersNY, @GlobalGoodFund & @EchoingGreen Fellow
| Sharad Vivek Sagar |
Founder and CEO at @DexterityGlobal. @Forbes 30 under 30. @RockefellerFdn 100 Next Century Innovator. @TuftsUniversity '16.
| Mark Gurman |
Breaks major Apple and consumer tech news at Bloomberg. Views are my own. Tips: Email me at email@example.com, add me on Wickr/Telegram at mjgurman17, or DM.
| 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
| Palmer Luckey |
I am a technology enthusiast, a writer, a modder, and the founder of the ModRetro Forums and OculusVR Inc.
| Stacey Ferreira |
Co-founder @joinforge & @2billionunder20. Co-founded @my_socialcloud (acquired by https://t.co/QYxgjW8rEd). 2015 Thiel Fellow. I like smoothies and also tech.
| Brian Wong |
Founder and CEO of @kiip. Former Digg'er. Nomad by choice. Explorer.
| Ben Towers |
18 | Young Entrepreneur & Investor • Speaker • @SocialMarley @Towers_Design • #PocketMoneyPitch @CBBC • @TheTimes Teen Power List #1 • @BulliesOut
| Steven Bartlett |
23 | CEO @TheSocialChain - Europe's largest and No.1 social marketing agency & Europe's fastest growing marketing agency. Offices in LDN, New York, Berlin, MCR.
| 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
| Khoa Phan |
A @Forbes #30under30 Marketing/Advertising. Animator, brand content creator, corgi (running man) dad, traveler. | Vines & Instagram: Khoa | |Snapchat: Khoaphan|
| Morgan Beller |
A small person at a @Medium Corporation. Alum and fangirl of @a16z, @Cornell, @eBay, @CornellTech, @Poprightin, @HighLineVP
| Thomas Pritchard |
Financial Services and Marketing professional. London to Worthing. Instagram:- spartangeek27 Opinions Are My Own/Tweets ARE NOT advice
| Julie Zeilinger |
Editor @MTVFounders. Founding Editor @the_fbomb @womensmediacntr. Author A Little F'd Up, College 101. Forbes #30Under30. Liz Lemon & Ron Swanson's love child.
| Allen Gannett |
CEO @TrackMaven, Integrated Marketing Analytics. Contributor @FastCompany.
| Caroline Pugh |
Chief of Staff- NavHealth, @entrepreneur 15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch
| Sean Spooner |
Creative Director @HeyDreem
| Abdul Shakur |
21, Award Winning Recruitment Entrepreneur at @CreativeArrow - Franchise owner @BGS_EastLondon
| Ari Weinstein |
Developer, co-founder of @WorkflowHQ, @DeskConnect, @GoVotePlz.
| Takunda Chingonzoh |
Founder of @NeolabTech and @techvillagezw. Passionate about building startups with @Tdevshop & promoting women in tech at @girls2_0zw Speaker, Consultant, #TREP
| Jordan Daykin |
Jordan Daykin | One of Britain's Leading Young Entrepreneurs | Press@jordandaykin.co.uk
| Ben Pasternak ||76|
| Lane Sutton |
Employer branding + marketing strategist. @Disney. Gen Z and digital native. Connecting people with brands.
| Matthew Jones |
@SwissRe / Insurance and finance disruption, innovation, strategy. #startups #fintech #insurtech. Former entrepreneur @parachutelife.
| Mark Silberg ||73|
| Timothy Hwang |
Bioengineer. Pharma Marketer. Philanthropist. Spontaneity Enthusiast. Sports Lover. Works hard, dances harder. Up-and-Coming Blogger. And yes, I rock at math.
| Ben Harvatine |
Founder & CEO at @JoltSensor. @Forbes #30under30. @MIT engineer (2A/4), rower, & wrestler. Carroll County, MD native. Bleeds blue & white for @PennStateFball.
| George Burgess |
Founder & CEO, @GojimoApp, the leading exam preparation app. Funded by @IndexVentures and @JamJarInvest. @Stanford University Dropout
| William Zhou |
Founder/CEO at @chalkdotcom. Passionate about education. @Forbes #30Under30. Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.
| Harry McCann |
Editor-in-Chief of @TrendsterHQ . 18 y/o, Journalist, Advisor, Speaker & Founder/Director of @DYCIRL , @Independent_ie 30 Under 30 Harry@trendsterpress.com
| Christian Owens |
International man of mystery. Making it easier for people to build software companies. Founder, https://t.co/TpPWXVyrPn. British.
| 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.
| Nanxi Liu @Enplug |
CEO @Enplug, #1 open digital display software. Founder of Nanoly Bioscience. Forbes 30Under30.
| Tai Tran |
Fueling curiosity with storytelling. Social Storyteller. Writer. Entrepreneur. @Forbes #30Under30 and @LinkedIn Top Voice. @BerkeleyHaas Alum. Social at Apple.
| 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:
| Ollie Forsyth |
18 | Founder @tbemag + @tbeclubHQ | @TheTimes Super Teens List #3 | Represented @schoolspeakers | Also a @queensleaders | Featured @Forbes
| Jonathan Vicentt |
Biomédico MT BLOGGER |#Writer Escritor|Health #LGBTpedia @HRW | #HumanRights #LGBT Advocate
| Kaeya Majmundar |
I build startups w/ celebs & harness social media & ecomm to explode them | As Seen On #SharkTank #ProjectRunway | https://t.co/VXNR8y1bSp
| Paul Duan |
Making the world a better place, one algorithm at a time. Founder & President @bayesimpact. I enjoy wine, data, and terrible puns.
| Beau Blyth |
Working on Samurai Gunn for PS4 and Tormentor X Punisher! Combat programmer on Hyper Light Drifter. Made 0Space, Shoot First, Action Fist, Fish Face.
| Erik Finman |
Real life Tony Stark | 17 | Replacing School | Launching a Satellite | Building Holograms | @TIME's most Influential Teen | HS Drop Out
| Jordan Casey |
16yo Entrepreneur & Programmer (@KidsCodeGame) Public Speaker (LSB/CSA). Football Fan (LFC). Ambassador (Google, Bizworld). Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
| 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.
| Christopher Gray |
Entrepreneur. Partner at @DormRoomFund. Founder of @Myscholly. @EY_EOY and @ABCSharkTank winner! #Forbes30Under30
| Madison Nicole |
18 year old founder-@FishFlops® & Madison Nicole® I believe in charitable giving, being happy, and helping others. Act on your creativity!
| Rebecca Liebman |
Founder @LearnLux | Boston Startups | @Forbes 30 under 30 | Public Speaking | Nature | Constantly learning | Motivating people, especially on Mondays
| Ocean Pleasant |
Singer-Songwriter. Founder & CEO, @myrealapp. Forbes 30 Under 30. Debut EP, As You Are - available on iTunes & Spotify!
| Maran Nelson |
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. @claralabs
| Jessica Tenuta |
#Cofounder & Head of Product @packbackco | Artist & Illustrator | #TEDx Speaker | Former #Brand Designer @listenloft & Design Fellow @Lightbank
| Soroush Ghodsi |
Founder of @getSlik, 14 years old, have tab management issues ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ We're hiring - DMs open, email@example.com
| Catalin Voss |
I'm killing time while I wait for life to shower me with meaning and happiness. - Calvin
| Ellen Chilemba |
Malawian. AfroFeminist. Founder&Director @tiwaleproject. DJ. 30Under30 @Forbesafrica. GTL @threedotdashorg. GCM @wearegcm. Moho @mtholyoke. Instagram: bigchmba
| Tom Osborn |
@Harvard University | Co - Founder @greencharkenya | Forbes & Salt Magazine 30 under 30 | Dare to be Different.
| Catherine Cook |
Co-founder & VP Brand Strategy MeetMe
| Zach Latta |
i enjoy the absurd. building and growing @starthackclub at high schools worldwide. firstname.lastname@example.org
| 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.
| Vicente Fernandez |
Co-founder @Sportsmanias. Forbes #30Under30. Former @UChicago football player
| Sam Shames |
Wrestler & Aspiring Renaissance Man. Contagious Enthusiasm. Delayed Gratification. Work Hard, Play Hard. Appreciate Life. MIT '14
| Hart Main |
Owner and CEO of ManCans, Candidate for Ohio House of Reps. 2018 ΑΣΦ, KSU '18
| John Brooks |
Developing Ricochet and Tor hidden services
| Shubham Banerjee |
Creator of Braigo™ | Founder @braigolabs | Keynote Speaker @WWSGConnect | Changemaker @Youth_Venture | Do Social Good. - personal tweets
| Amanda Gutterman |
~Decentralize all the things~ Marketing @ConsenSysLLC, Cofounder @SlantNews. @ForbesUnder30 Class of 2016. Past: @HuffingtonPost @NewYorker @Columbia
| Neha Kinariwalla |
Bridging the mental health treatment gap. @HumanologyProj founder, Forbes 30u30, @Gates_Cambridge alum, & hopelessly reliant on autocorerct.
| Megan Grassell |
founder/ceo @yellowberryco || email@example.com
| Audrey Cheng |
CEO @moringaschool. | You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.
| Dmitry Aksenov |
Founder and CEO at DigitalGenius. @ForbesUnder30 2016.
| Leon Sasson |
Bits, pixels, sleep, tech. Co-Founder, CTO @risescience Data Science @NorthwesternU
| Daniel Fine |
Founder+CEO: Fine Co, @TeamBroLove, @Glass_U, @DosedApp. Make what if, what is. @Penn @Wharton'15.
| Ruchit Nagar |
leading @teamkhushibaby, learning @harvardmed, formerly @yalesph @yale @healthmap, waking up in the morning to innovate for global health
| 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.
| Ross McCray |
Co-Founder & CEO at @Video_Amp
| Deepika Kurup |
Student @ Harvard | Scientist | Social Entrepreneur | Speaker | 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 | 2014 SJWP Winner | 2012 America's Top Young Scientist
| 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.)
| Louis-Victor Jadavji |
#Fitness #Health #3Dprinting #Vancouver Co-Founder @wiivvit. #Bitcoin cryptocurrency trader. ♥ spirulina. #Freemarkets + minds. insta: http://t.co/EsFb2e95BU
| Ishaan Gulrajani |
deep learning. previously @metamindio @watchsend @thielfellowship @hackmit @duckduckgo
| Hyrum |
23. Creative Director. Instagram @1hyrum
| Jessica Willison |
Co-founder of @enrou_. Enrou is a new way to invest in developing communities when you #shop. Shop to Empower! #socent
| Scott Hempy |
cofounder @getfilld student of: startups, venture capital, politics, economics, & business
| Travis Montaque |
Founder/CEO @ Emogi | Forbes 30 Under 30
| Amr Ashraf |
Tech entrepreneur passionate about food. Co-founder and CEO @Engezni. Co-founder @ideabakers. Co-founder @CreativEgypt Computer Engineering & Business grad @AUC
| Mateusz Mach |
CEO of Five App - The world's first sign language messenger
| Noa Mintz |
Teen entrepreneur and speaker. Founder of Nannies by Noa. Crain's 20 under 20.
| Teasha Feldman |
MIT Physics Grad. Co-founder @EverVestCo. Book h̶o̶a̶r̶d̶e̶r̶ lover.
| Michael Venn |
Founder of @TagstrApp - Entrepreneur - Techie - Passionate Designer - Automotive Enthusiast
| Ahmed Fawzy |
#Developer, try to be #Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO @TypicalSpark
| Dana Khater |
Founder @Coterique // Foodie at heart. Flat6Labs Alum. I left my heart in Tokyo
| Paul Morse |
Paul Morse. Co-Founder of Hopoo Games, LLC. Currently working on @riskofrain on the PS4/Vita.
| Andy Bromberg |
CEO at Sidewire. Founding member of the Stanford Bitcoin Group.
| Nina Devani |
| Matthew K. Firpo |
Matthew K. Firpo is a New York-based Director and Photographer | http://t.co/JK6A0hT25N
| Omar Hamdalla |
An aesthetic voyager whose home is the road. Co-Founder @Elwafeyat.com, a #500strong Company. http://t.co/TSvdTqc33i - Instagram: @Omar_Hamdalla
| Danny Yaroslavski |
Founder of @lightbotcom. Co-creator of @outdoworkout.
| Ming Horn |
Doer, dreamer, developer @khodeup
| Shashank Samala |
Designing to unleash our creative potential. Co-founder & Product Lead @TempoAutomation. Alum of @Cornell @Square @FenoxVC
| JamesMwakichako ||3|
| Genevieve Liu |
Social Entrepreneur. Chopstick Enthusiast. Chicago.
| Sarah Tulin |
Co-Founder & CEO @oxieco, Regional President @kairossociety, currently participating in @SprintAccel powered by @techstars
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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@RichtopiaCom absolutely thrilled to be included in the list 🙂
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