Forbes has released its annual ’30 Under 30’ Asia list, which honors young entrepreneurs from Asia for “their forward-thinking vision shows determination and optimism. They are redefining the future of business and society in Asia.”

Among the list are rappers Warren Hue (20, Indonesia), Yung Raja (26, Singapore), SYA (25, Malaysia), and “dystopian pop” artist Pyra (29, Thailand).

The list features honorees from various fields, including entertainment and sports; media, marketing, and advertising; consumer technology; finance and venture capital; the arts (art & style, food & drink), retail and commerce; industry, manufacturing, and energy; enterprise technology; social impact; and healthcare and science.

This year’s edition also prominently features breakout actress and model Hoyeon of Squid Game fame.

According to Forbes, a “record number” of over 4,000 nominees applied to be on this year’s list, which was trimmed down to 300 names who were “selected and vetted by our reporters and a group of respected judges, including some of the most active venture capitalists and successful business leaders in the region.” The list represents nominees from 22 countries and territories, including India, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Indonesia, and China.



See the full list here.

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