Four Hyderabadis Make It To The Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

Fri Apr 03 2020 12:14:17 GMT+0530 (IST)

Hyderabad which is known as a key region for software after Bangalore has got one more feather in its cap as four people who hail from Hyderabad have made it to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2020 list while 69 people from India and 300 across Asia has made it to the list.

Forbes has listed out 300 young entrepreneurs and game-changers across Asia who are believed to change the future. The magazine has selected these people out of the 3,500 nominations who can battle the major global issues.

Prem Kumar Vislawath (29), Suraj Peddi (28) and Sai Kumar Chinthala (28) co-founded Marut Drones, India's first drone technology used to eradicate mosquito larvae and water hyacinths in lakes. The company capitalizes on the Artificial Intelligence(AI) for this purpose.

In 2017, Vihari Kanukollu (26) co-founded UrbanKisaan, which builds indoor vertical farms to grow pesticide-free produce that is sold on subscription and walk-in basis. The company revenues of $1 million and has raised $5,50,000 so far.

Pawan Kumar Chandana (29) leads Skyroot Aerospace that builds space rockets, a first for a privately held company in India. The company plans to launch its first rocket in 2021 to put commercial satellites into space

Ashwin Mocherla (29) co-founded the ThickShake Factory, a specialty milk retailer that introduced the beverages at an affordable price, unlike the other big companies Ever since the company was launched., seven million customers were served in its 125 outlets across India.

Sandeep Bommireddi (27) co-founded AdOnMo, an ad-tech startup to help the advertisers target their audience outdoors through its 'car-toppers,' a network of digital screens mounted atop taxis that display ads based on time and location