4 Filipino entrepreneurs land in Forbes' '30 Under 30' Asia 2019 list

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 2) — Four Filipino entrepreneurs were named among Asia's "game changers" in this year's "30 Under 30" list of Forbes magazine.

The list is composed of 300 individuals from different fields such as social entrepreneurship; retail and commerce; entertainment; sports; health and science; consumer technology; and arts.

Forbes said the names were chosen from over 2,000 entries from 23 countries.

Among them are social entrepreneurs Earl Patrick Forlales and Zahra Halabisaz Zanjani, co-founders of Cubo, which designs and builds sustainable bamboo-made houses that can be put up in just four hours.

Also in the list is 29-year-old Kenn Costales, founder and CEO of marketing startup Monolith Growth Ventures. The company, which holds offices in Singapore and Philippines, provides services to established brands such as Fitness First, The Boston Consulting Group, Sonos, and Klipsch, according to Forbes.

Joining them is Georginanna Carlos, the 28-year-old co-founder and CEO of Fetch! Naturals. Founded in 2016, the company sells premium pet care products made from natural ingredients.

Twenty-one-year-old Japanese-American tennis player Naomi Osaka and female k-pop group BlackPink are among the notable figures who made it to the annual list.