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30 under 30, Forbes 2022: Velin Kerkov and Jane Dimitrova

Foodobox's founders in Forbes' 30 under 30

We end 2022 with a great distinction, which makes us very happy and motivates us to work even harder in the new year.

About 30 under 30

The 30 under 30 selection gathers in one place changemakers in sectors such as business, sports, social entrepreneurship, science, technology, healthcare, culture and media, who inspire with their example, with the way they overcome difficulties on the way to success, and at the same time embodying the Forbes values ​​of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Social entrepreneurship

The competition divides the nominated 30 young people into 6 categories – “Social Entrepreneurship”, “Business Owners”, “Business Managers”, “Culture, Art and Media”, “Science, Technology and Healthcare” and “Sports”. The founders of Foodobox are nominated in the green category, namely—social entrepreneurship, although the startup is also largely technological.

The jury

The winners in each category are selected by a jury that has specific expertise and evaluates completely independently. This year, the judges were Alexandra Mechkova from Telerik Academy, Bogomila Galabov from Postscriptum Ventures, Veselin Dimitrov from Forbes, Petya Dyulgerova from America for Bulgaria Foundation, Eduard Tsvetanov from Pattern and Kristina Petrova from Launchlabs Sofia.

The official award ceremony will take place on 26/01/2023 in Sofia Tech Park.

Special thanks to Veronika Sherbanova for the material dedicated to us and our mission to save food.