Mumbai: Every year, Forbes India 30 Under 30 highlights 30 individuals who are exceptional in their fields. Now in its tenth year, the winners of the 2023 list are no different. Over the years, the Forbes India 30 Under 30 winners have represented young and upcoming talents and businesses across the most relevant sectors of the day. cryptocurrency is now web3 to account for advancements in the sector in the metaverse and web3.
The class of 2016 also featured Postman cofounders Abhinav Asthana, Abhijit Kane and Ankit Sobti that has now put India on the global tech map and are transforming the way developers the world over look at software by taking an ‘API-first approach’. There’s Swiggy from 2017 as well as Pharmeasy from the same year, Sharechat, and RazorPay. Ather Energy, Bellatrix Aerospace and Meesho from 2018. Ninjacart, Wakefit and Porter from 2019. Bira, BharatAgri and SleepyOwl from 2020.
Tahir Raj Bhasin and Taapsee Pannu (class of 2017); Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal and Mithila Palkar (class of 2018); Vijay Deverakonda (class of 2019); Sai Pallavi (class of 2020) represent the alumni in entertainment. In sports, Anirban Lahiri, Dipa Karmakar (class of 2016); Aditi Ashok (class of 2017); Jasprit Bumrah, Harmanpreet Kaur (class of 2018); Neeraj Chopra, Smriti Mandhana and Hima Das (class of 2019), to name a few, have gone on to put India on the map in their own tracks and fields and won international acclaim.
The class of 2023 will be no different. 30 achievers across 21 categories, picked by an expert jury for each category, have strived to reach here and will continue to build businesses to last and careers to reckon with. They will bridge crucial gaps in the dynamic Indian market with their startups and win accolades for the country in their respective sectors. The youngest on the list this year is only 21 and his startup in climate change & clean energy represents a thinking young generation that is interested in solving the most pertinent problems of the world today and not just creating wealth or fame.