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Young entrepreneurs from Hyderabad made it to the Forbes 30 Asia

Young entrepreneurs from Hyderabad made it to the Forbes 30 Asia

After school days, more than reasonable students prefer going to college, some get busy to find a job to support their family, and some are confused to do or do not have a right career path in their mind, and handful or very less student choose a daring task of becoming an entrepreneur. And such minds are these five young entrepreneurs and startup founders from Hyderabad, India, who made it to the Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2020 list released on Thursday. They include Prem Kumar Vislawat of Marut Drone, Ashwin Mocherla of The ThickShake Factory, Sandeep Bommireddi of AdonoMo, Vihari of Urban Kisaan and Pawan Kumar Chandana of Skyroot Aerospaces.

Prem Kumar Vislawath, Suraj Peddi, and Sai Kumar Chinthala co-founded Marut Drones, India's first drone technology developed to eradicate mosquito larvae and water hyacinths on lakes. The amazing startup uses the power of AI to predict mosquito density and larvae count, creates mosquito maps and also offers real-time reports to identify high and low risk areas using predictive analytics for diseases. Prem Kumar Vislawath is now CEO of Marut Drones which has already covered more than 4,230 hectares of lakes in the city of Hyderabad.

Ashwin Mocherla, who is also on the Forbes list, and his brother cofounded the ThickShake Factory, a specialty milkshake retailer startup aiming to introduce the beverage to ordinary Indians at an affordable price. it has served more than 7 million customers across its 125 outlets in India since its launch in 2013.

Sandeep Bommireddi is the cofounder of India-based Adonmo, an adtech startup that helps advertisers target their audience outdoors through its 'car-toppers' a network of digital screens mounted on top of taxis that display ads based on time and location. Pawan Chandana's company Skyroot Aerospace is building space rockets- a first for a privately held company in India. It plans to launch its first rocket in 2021 to put commercial satellites into space.

Vihari Kanukollu cofounded UrbanKisaan in 2017 which builds indoor vertical farms to grow pesticide-free produce that are later sold to retail consumers on a subscription and walk-in basis.


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