TOP 40 UNDER 40: BRISBANE'S INFLUENTIAL YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS # 31 - 40
Written on the 10 October 2017 by Ben Hall, Paris Faint, David Simmons, Yasmin Bonnell, Amanda Williams
OUR top 40 Under 40 entrepreneurs from # 31 to # 40 are topped by two businesses that have taken a new look at the food and hospitality scene in Brisbane with plans to scaleup across Queensland and around the country.
31. Sam Carson & Benjamin Day
No matter how big the Acai Brothers gets, founders Ben Day and Sam Carson never want to lose the look and feel of a quaint 'local café'.
32. Dan McKennariey
A FRENCH concept adopted by a former private super-yacht chef is a credit to Danny Boys rising success in the sandwich game in Brisbane.
33. Lucas Schubring & Joel Geake
Ausmetal Engineering and Camp King Industries
Forget Superman, Joel Geake and Lucas Schubring are the real men of steel.
34. Giovanna, Paul, Matt & Simon Shakhovskoy
Directors of the Extraordinary
THESE four siblings came together from varied backgrounds to set up two businesses which they hoped would completely change the entertainment space in Brisbane.
"Through running Escape Hunt we loved the concepts of immersive entertainment and how it applied to different markets, for example, education, corporate team building, and social activities," says Paul Shakhovskoy.
35.Georgio Batsinilas & Aaron McAllister
AFTER repaying the initial start-up costs of their e-commerce business within the first two days of trading, the founders of FitazFK are muscling their way into the Brisbane Gym market.
36. Sam Hussey
SAM Hussey (pictured) has always had a passion for storytelling and film production, buying his first camera at age 13 using spare cash from a side-job selling ice cream.
37. Katie Richards
KATIE Richards is taking her virtual legal firm to new heights with plans afoot for global domination.
38. Nathan & Tessa Hartnett
3servants Pty Ltd / Allhart Australian Enterprises Pty Ltd
NATHAN Hartnett, like many Australians, began his entrepreneurial career on eBay.
39. Jeremy Hassell & Tim Butters
HASSELL and Butters were both in the building industry before they ventured into the wellness industry with City Cave and their business was born out of what they saw as a common trend with people in the modern world.
40. Nathan Schokker
BEFORE Talio was founded, Nathan Schokker worked his way up the commercial cleaning industry for 13 years.