Three South Florida entrepreneurs and specialists made Forbes’ fifth annual “30 Under 30” list, which featured 600 young innovators and leaders who are transforming business, technology, finance, media, culture and more from around the nation. The list includes 20 categories with each of the honorees, all under 30 years old, vetted by a panel of expert judges in their respective fields.
Jared Finegold, 28, who manages mobile product development for Royal Caribbean International in Miami, made the 30 Under 30 list in the marketing/advertising category. Vicente Fernandez, 24, co-founder of the Miami startup Sportsmanias, a news platform for sports fans and fantasy players, was listed in the sports category, and Sergey Petrossov, 27, of Boca Raton who is founder and CEO of Jetsmarter, a mobile marketplace for private air transportation, was listed in the tech consumer category. In all, there were five other winners from Florida – four social entrepreneurs from Tembo Education in Tampa and one company founder from Orlando.
Other winners nationally include model Ashley Graham, actor John Boyega, athlete Stephen Curry, musician Shawn Mendes, and entrepreneurs Josh Bruno, Timothy Hwang and Jewel Burks. The full list of winners is online at www.forbes.com/30under30.