Six Ukrainians were included in the list of Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe
Six Ukrainians were included in the European Forbes 30 Under 30 list, which annually honors leaders of various fields under the age of 30.
Social Impact category
When Ukraine-native Synzheretskyi was a second-year physics student, he launched BUKI, a marketplace for private teachers and tutors. With over 110,000 teachers, a team of 130 employees and more than 1,200,000 processed orders from students, Kyiv-based BUKI has evolved into one of the biggest EdTech marketplaces for private tutoring in Europe.
Alina Bondarenko, Dmytro Samoiliuk, Yaroslav Samoiliuk
Media & Marketing
Dmytro Samoiliuk, Yaroslav Samoiliuk and Alina Bondarenko are the founders of Zeely, an AI-powered, mobile-first web store and ad builder that helps small and micro-entrepreneurs from developing countries sell online from their phones. The founders have raised $1.3 million in funding and have more than 8,000 users from the U.S., Brazil and Mexico.
Media & Marketing
Ukrainian-born Dima Vasilenco founded Good Advice, a recognized PR agency focusing on finance, fintech, and banking, with clients in the UK and US. A political campaign background helped establish the agency, which was named a “comms prodigy” by PRWeek magazine in 2022 and a finalist in the 2021 Drum PR Awards.
Retail & Ecommerce
Nick Tuzenko started Amsterdam-based Accel Club in 2021 with cofounder Max Firsau focused on acquiring, optimizing and scaling Amazon-based brands–from pet supplies to home goods to arts materials. In their first year, the two raised $170 million in equity and venture debt. The profitable business employs 110 full-timers helping sellers become more efficient through data analytics, marketing and more.