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Our 30under30 finalists revealed


Last week, we published the full list of our Top 30 winners. Today, we’re pleased to announced the 30under30 ‘Highly Commended’.

These are the 30 young entrepreneurs who didn’t quite make it into the Top 30 but impressed our judges immensely with their chutzpah, business savvy, ability to roll with the punches and commercial and personal achievements.

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30under30, 2009 (The Finalists)

Winners are named from youngest to oldest.

Name Last Gender Base Born
Shanti Korporaal Female NSW 1989
Hannah Suarez Female QLD 1988
Andre Lang Male VIC 1988
Toby Simmons Male TAS 1987
Michael Woods Male VIC 1987
Mike Boyd Male QLD 1987
Damian Janeski Male VIC 1986
Adam Penberthy Male QLD 1984
Jeri Wilson Female NSW 1984
Emma Hyatt Female VIC 1984
Nick Karrasch Male QLD 1984
Rhys Cooper Male QLD 1983
Josh Rimmingtron Male QLD 1983
Chris O’Brien Male NSW 1983
Brad Lindenberg Male NSW 1983
Jacqui Rosshandler Female VIC 1982
Philip Bateman Male VIC 1982
Ruslan Kogan Male VIC 1982
Emmanuel Kastanias Male NSW 1981
Claire Bastow Female VIC 1981
Antony McGregor Dey Male VIC 1981
Ashley Chaleyer Male VIC 1980
lee jefferies Female NSW 1980
Nick Palousis Male SA 1980
Ian Cumming Male TAS 1980
Andrew Mackinnon Male VIC 1980
Justin Kabbani Male VIC 1980
Joel Montgomery Male NSW 1979
Geoff McQueen Male NSW 1979
Tristan White Male VIC 1979

Full winners list 2009

Full winners list 2008

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