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Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2024 features 86 Indians; includes Akshit Bansal, Raghav Arora & Bhagya Shree Jain 

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Forbes Releases 2024 30 Under 30 Asia ListThe 9th edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list (2024) featured 86 entries from India which includes Akshit Bansal (29) and Raghav Arora (28), co-founders of Statiq-India and Bhagya Shree Jain (29), founder of The Disposal Company.

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia: 

i.The “30 Under 30 Asia” list by Forbes showcases young entrepreneurs, leaders, and trailblazers under 30 who are driving innovation and transforming industries across the Asia-Pacific region.

ii.The 2024 list features 300 entries from 21 countries and territories. India had the most entries followed by China and Japan (32 each), Singapore (27), Australia (26) and Indonesia (18).

iii.The entries are grouped under 10 Categories: Entertainment & Sports; Consumer Technology; Finance & Venture Capital; Enterprise Technology; Retail & Ecommerce; Industry, Manufacturing & Energy; Media, Marketing & Advertising; The Arts (Art&Style, Food&Drink); Healthcare & Science; And Social Impact

iv. Around 4,000 candidates were evaluated by Forbes’ Asia reporters and editors, with a panel of judges for each category. The distinguished panel included industry leaders like Roshni Nadar Malhotra of HCLTech, Kai-Fu Lee of Sinovation Ventures, and S.D. Shibulal of Infosys.

Notable Indian Entries on the 2024 List:  

Industry, Manufacturing & EnergyAkshit Bansal, Raghav Arora29 ; 28Cofounders, Statiq – India
Social ImpactBhagya Shree Jain29Founder, The Disposal Company
Consumer TechnologyPratyush Rai, Siddhartha Saxena and Sirsendu Sarkar26; 27;26Cofounders, Merlin
Enterprise TechnologyAnkit Bansal, Ishan Rakshit and Priy Ranjan29;29;27Cofounders, Shopflo
Aryan Sharma and Ayush Pathak18,19Co-founders,
Entertainment and SportsPavithra Chari29Songwriter
Finance and Venture CapitalAniket Damle29Principal, Blackstone
Healthcare and ScienceShobhita Narain29Founder, Veera Health
Media, Marketing and AdvertisingKavan Antani27Cofounder, Indiefolio
Retail and E-CommerceParul Aggarwal27Founder, Kabbish
The Arts (Art & Style, Food & Drink)Jash Shah28Founder, Get-A-Way


The list also includes K-pop girl band Ive, Singaporean track and field athlete Veronica Shanti Pereira(27), Japan’s youngest mayor Ryosuke Takashima(27) of Ashiya City, India’s Aryan Sharma and Ayush Pathak, cofounders of AI startup Induced and many others.

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