Alexander Agapitov, founder and CEO of Xsolla, was recently included in the “30 Under 30” list by Russia Beyond the Headlines and Ward Howell Group.
The “30 Under 30” ranking lists 30 top Russian entrepreneurs under 30. Among them are Aynur Abdulnasyrov, founder of LinguaLeo, Pavel Durov, founder of Vkontakte, Elena Masolova, founder of Groupon, and many more.
According to Dan Pototsky, editor of the project, “Young entrepreneurs from all industries around the globe are breaking the barriers of what we thought to be impossible before…”The “30under30” special project is organized by Talent Equity Ventures and Russia Beyond the Headlines. This year’s list reflects data that it not simply a ranking; the list is constructed to represent the actual state of innovation in the Russian economy. Among the criteria for determining the 30 most prominent Russian entrepreneurs under the age of 30 are not only their business achievements, but also the impact of their business activities on the society and the potential for international development.”
RBTH is a branch of Russian state-owned newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta. RBTH publishes several foreign-language newspaper supplements and maintains the RBTH news website. In the United States, the RBTH supplements are included in such reputable newspapers as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Talent Equity Ventures (TEqV) is a venture fund affiliated with Ward Howell Group and specializing in startup investment in USA, Europe and Russia.
Alexander Agapitov and Xsolla have earlier been included in other rankings as well. To learn more, please, see: