3 Greeks among the brightest young entrepreneurs in the world
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3 Greeks among the brightest young entrepreneurs in the world

Forbes magazine published the list “30 under 30” for 2016, featuring 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors. They were chosen from over 15,000 nominees overall. Forbes is clearly good at the guessing game of who’s about to be increasingly important each year. 3 Greeks are among the list in 3 different categories: Art-Style, Marketing & Advertising and manufacturing-industry.

See below who are the 3 Greeks featured in the list:

1. Athena Papadopoulos – 27 years old

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Athena Papadopoulos is in the 23rd place in the list of the 30 brightest talents in the category Art & Style. She is an artist and sculptor. She was included in Bloomberg New Contemporaries, received considerable attention for a show installed in a hotel room during Frieze London in 2014, and landed a solo exhibition at the Zabludowicz Collection in London this past January.

2. Nick Cromydas – 29 years old

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He is in the 6th place in the category Marketing & Advertising. Cromydas is the founder of New Coast Ventures, an Illinois-based digital innovation company.

3. Jeff Stefanis – 25 years old

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Jeff Stefanis is in the 27th place in the category Manufacturing-industry. He is the cofounder of Riide. The electric bike, Riide, is specifically designed for “city-proud” millennials. The company recently won backing from the district’s Digital DC Tech Fund.