Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs 91-100

Australia's Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs 91-100

91. Stacey Hollands (34)

Lust Minerals

Gold Coast

Having personally grown up with acne and understanding the hit it could take to someone’s confidence, Stacey created a cruelty-free mineral makeup brand that could provide coverage without breaking the bank. Operating out of two warehouses on the east coast, the e-commerce brand is reaching women and men worldwide.

Wagepay founder Tony Chan

92. Tony Chan (35)



Looking to revolutionise the pay cycle process for Australians, Wagepay allows people to access up to $2,500 of their pay in advance.

With thousands of users across Australia, the fintech uses a risk management algorithm to determine the probability of repayments and also offers Wagepay for Business – a platform that allows companies to verify a person’s ongoing employment and unlock new perks.

Trikon founder Hiral Shah

93. Hiral Shah (39)



Founded by Hiral Shah with her husband Jigar Shah, Trikon offers a plethora of ICT services, including 5G internet, nbn, cloud-based business phone systems, software development, and more. Whether it’s a small business or large-scale firm, the company has been helping clients set up integrated communications systems for the last 17 years. 

 Day Management founder Genevieve Day

94. Genevieve Day (32)

Day Management


Noticing a change in the media landscape, Genevieve Day left behind her role at a luxury PR agency in 2015 to pursue establishing her own brand management agency.

Now, she helps local influencers land deals on television and build their social media presence on platforms such as Instagram and TikTok.

95. Angus McLachlan (35) and Tim Dart (35)



From visually rich interactive menus to ordering, delivery, store integrations and customer data insights for engagement, Bopple has been quietly making its mark across hospitality venues in Australia and New Zealand with more than 4,000 businesses currently utilising the platform including the likes of Campos, Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers, Stone & Wood and Comuna Cantina. Founded in 2019 by Angus McLauchlan, Tim Dart and Jon Cullen, the bootstrapped tech company has been growing its total payments volume exponentially.

Protegas Australia founder Grant Joy

96. Grant Joy (38)

Protegas Australia


As a former member of the Australian Army, in mid-2020 Grant Joy co-founded his national security advisory firm Protegas Australia with Jerome Mullan and Nic Gould, with a primary market of mostly Commonwealth and state government agencies. Protegas provides intelligence managed services, through the collection of open source, imagery and geospatial intelligence, in-house analysis and in-house production.

Emilly Hadrill Hair founder Emilly Hadrill

97. Emilly Hadrill (37)

Emilly Hadrill Hair, J’adore Hair Supplies

Gold Coast

Founded in 2007, Emilly Hadrill Hair has helped countless clients across Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast transform their locks by supplying high quality hair extensions.

On top of operating four luxury salons, Emilly also runs J’Adore Hair Supplies - a wholesale hair care brand that is supplying salons both at home and abroad.

Alamour The Label founders Nof Hamze and Alex Hamze

98. Nof Hamze (33) and Alex Hamze (36) 

Alamour The Label


Worn by the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Serena Williams and Vanessa Hudges, Alamour the Label’s dresses are synonymous with high fashion and glamour, and although the husband-and-wife founder team lead the company from its Brisbane HQ, its largest market is the USA.

They claim their brand is “exquisite” compared to others in the Australian market, aimed at women who want “quality, classy, timeless and sophisticated designs without the hefty price tag”.

Muse Pilates founder Allana Frisken

99. Allana Frisken (34)

Muse Pilates

Hunter Region

After suffering from a knee injury that resulted in getting surgery, Frisken discovered the therapeutic benefits of reformer Pilates – a style of exercise known for its slow, controlled movement to improve muscle tone and strength.

Wanting to share her health journey with others, she opened the first Muse studio five years ago in Sydney’s Dulwich Hill. Since then, the company has grown to operate 11 studios across NSW and the ACT.

Studiohawk founder Harry Sanders

100. Harry Sanders (26)

StudioHawk, Hawk Academy


StudioHawk has worked with enterprise giants like Officeworks, Mecca and JB Hi-Fi to optimise their search engine optimisation (SEO) practices and ensure they can reach more customers to boost the bottom line.

Off the back of his agency’s success, Sanders, who was homeless when he founded his company in 2016, also went on to set up Hawk Academy in 2020 to showcase his learnings via an online education program.   

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