Forbes 30 under 30

Januaey 9, 2014

Ajaita Shah, 29

Founder, Frontier Markets

Ajaita Shah’s India-based Frontier Markets brings clean energy to families at the base of the pyramid. Many groups are tackling the problems of deadly cooking and lighting practices, but Shah trains locals to educate and sell to rural households, turning 125 people so far—the poorest of the poor—into entrepreneurs. The company has sold 10,000 solar solutions to date.

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