They are young, smart and come from industries as diverse as IT, fashion and agriculture. BRAD HOWARTH profiles 30 hot young entrepreneurs aged 30 years and under.
By Brad Howarth www.smartcompany.com.au
They are young, smart and come from industries as diverse as IT, fashion and agriculture. We profile 30 hot young entrepreneurs aged 30 years and under. As the Australian economy starts to slow, many pundits are wondering how the latest generation of entrepreneurs will cope in the unfamiliar territory of an economic downturn.It’s a tough question, but we wouldn’t mind betting they’ll survive and even thrive.
We’ve scoured the country to find 30 entrepreneurs aged 30 or less, and found an extremely talented bunch emerging from a broad range of market sectors, from beauty products and fashion to high technology and marketing LX Group Services.
They have a wealth of ideas and many have very interesting personal backgrounds. But what they all have in common is energy and passion to back their ideas.
Simon Blyth, 26 – LX Group
Simon Blyth’s business is better described as an idea factory. Among its inventions is a device that enables visually impaired people to detect objects in a similar way to how a bat does, while another monitors vehicles for signs of driver fatigue. A participant in the NSW Enterprise Workshop scheme, Blyth and his team have won awards from the Institute for Engineering and Technology and the Premier’s Award of Excellence. ##END##
Simon Blyth of LX Group Ranked in ‘30 Hot Entrepreneurs Aged 30 and Under’
Close SmartCompany named Simon Blyth, from LX Group , amongst the top 30 entrepreneurs in Australia aged 30 and under in May 2008. Blyth founded LX Group in 2006 with the vision of developing a strong team of talented engineers that can develop unparalleled electronic designs.
He has a passion for electronics, and for enabling others to realise their dreams of developing new products and innovative designs. “It was an honour to be named in the top 30 under 30 list” said Blyth. “I just love what I do. I can’t wait to get to work every morning!” The other entrepreneurs came from a range of industries, including IT, fashion and agriculture.
Published by LX Group for itself and the LX Group of companies, including LX Design House, LX Solutions and LX Consulting, LX Innovations.