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Sarah Goodwin, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Dollboxx was born in 2014 with the vision to create products inspired by the Australian lifestyle and sell them through a seamless and streamlined process direct to consumers all around the globe.

Peter Marchiori, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Found has now signed up over 300,000 job‑seekers, and are processing over 250,000 job applications per month. The company has also raised $4.5m of capital, and is working with some of Australia's largest companies.

Isabella Hawker, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

"In just three emails a week, WhippNews sums up the news you need to know in an entertaining and intelligible style," Isabella explained.

Cory Byers, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

A proud Karratha local, Cory supports the employment of local people where possible, and believes strongly in investing in our community. KBSS has won numerous awards, including KDCCI Business Excellence Awards, and a Telstra Business Award.

Riad Chikhani, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Since the tender age of 14 he has been building gaming businesses with the goal to help gamers connect. He founded his first business at the age of 14 and sold it at 17 before founding GAMURS in 2014 at the age of 19 and leading it to becoming the largest esports media business.

Gil Snir, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Gil is out to empower brands with the best all‑in‑one programmatic solution to help them maximise their marketing spend with Bench, a powerful platform for marketers to manage and successfully scale their performance marketing campaigns.

Jeremy Hansen, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

I'm best known as that 16 year old that dropped out of high school and started a PR agency. At first, the business started as a Youtube channel and from there I reinvented the business into what it is today

Omar de Silva, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Since their official launch in October The Plato Project has worked for PwC, The Good Guys, REA Group, CarSales, had over 10,000 people engage in their online programs in one form or another and had 200 complete face‑to‑face programs.

Olga Oleinikova, Kyrylo Medvediev & Serg Metelin, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Persollo is the world’s 1st instant checkout platform that enables small merchants, brands and influencers to sell their goods across social networks without the need of building sophisticated and expensive e‑commerce sites or online shopping carts.

Zoe Alexiades, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

“I have created a new product which I have seen nowhere else, the product is laser cut artwork, which is created beautifully from wood and new age technology,” she told Anthill.

Erika Gleeson, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

90% of deaths for individuals with autism is a result of drowning. Erika developed Autism Swim in response to this hugely underreported statistic, and is the only business in Australia aimed solely at mitigating it

Lisa Tran, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

It is now so popular Australian students, teachers and their schools that she has grown the size of her team eightfold in just two years, from 5 to 40 tutors. While accomplishing this, she also had a side project where she grew a YouTube channel to 13,000 subscribers!

Jessica Ruhfus, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Founded in 2014, Collabosaurus is now a matchmaker for brand partnerships operating in over 5 countries, for over 3,300 brands who are looking to collaborate on events, social media, products or referral partnerships.

Chanel Costabir, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Having a 16% conversion rate for sales of product that is completely new to the market and won't be delivered for 6‑8 months to the household is a very remarkable feat

Sinead Connolly, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

In just two years, Lotus People has placed 850 candidates in jobs, billed $600,000 in its first six months, turned over more than $3 million in the first year and grown its team from 2 to 10 staff.

Jordan Fogarty, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Be Media is a full suite digital marketing agency, mainly servicing small to medium sized businesses across industry verticals. Put simply, Be Media was born in 2013 out of Jordan’s frustration with the digital marketing industry more broadly.

Adam Mostogl, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Adam believes students across Australia need to learn about the basics of starting their own business ‑ so his company illuminate Education teaches these skills to primary & high school students in a practical and authentic manner.

Elisabeth Goh, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Without any background in digital marketing, within 18 months, she grew Art of Smart from 1,000 visitors a month to a strong and vibrant community with over 90,000 visitors, while also negotiating an Australian first

Ryan Ebert, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Healthlogic Physiotherapy has grown from one to two clinics in under six months and picked up half a dozen corporates already with our Physiodirect innovation. PHW has grown to over 60 team members now across all states of Australia

Andrew Waite, 2017 Anthill 30under30 Winner

Convert Digital brings powerful, enterprise‑level technology, people, and know‑how to SMBs so that SMBs can get the enterprise‑level expertise they need to simplify their projects and create beautiful, high‑converting ecommerce websites

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