Recently, Forbes released the Forbes Under 30 2021 list (U30), which includes three regions: North America, Europe and Asia. 300 young elites from 22 countries are on this U30 Elite Asia list, and BitWell CEO Jeff Young is listed among them.
It is reported that Forbes received more than 2,500 online nominations for the U30 Elite Asia list. The research and verification team selected 500 candidates and then asked top judges and industry experts to select them. The final selection of the 300 (group) of candidates was based on criteria such as leadership, influence, potential for success and embodiment of Forbes’ entrepreneurial spirit. Factors considered in finalizing the list also include innovation, transformational nature, and in some industries, the size and growth of the list’s business.
The U30 Asia 2021 list features a panel of prominent and successful business leaders and entrepreneurs, including Mickey Mikitani, CEO of Rakuten; Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Executive Director and CEO of HCL Corporation and Trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation; Jianping Gan, Managing Partner of INCE Capital; Kaifu Li, CEO of Sinovation Ventures; Yingyu Liang, Managing Partner of Qiming Ventures; Kuok Meng Ru, CEO of BandLab Technologies; Nicole Warne, Founder of GaryPepperGirl; Jennifer Wai-Fun Liu, Founder and Chairman of The Coffee Academics; Aizhi Fang, CEO of ZhenFund; and Patrick Grove, Co-Founder and Group CEO of Catcha Group.
The age calculations of the 2021 Under 30 List start from December 31, 1990 to December 31, 2020.
The full list of Forbes 30 Under 30 is available at https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30/directory/.