that of Greece Forbes The magazine has released its 30 Under 30 list for this year and, in a fantastic twist that no one saw coming, Greek Australian George Moulos, 21, has been recognized for his entrepreneurial spirit.
Earlier this year, The Greek Herald spoke exclusively with George about his e-commerce business and how he was adjusting his business during the coronavirus pandemic.
It appears his hard work has paid off, especially as his current recognition within the Greek government Forbes means that he is now also in the running for Forbes’ European list.
“I’m truly honored. This is my first entrepreneurial award and it’s very rewarding to know that the work I’ve done over the past seven years is recognized nationally,” George said. The Greek Herald exclusively.
“More importantly, I think it’s really great for young Greek entrepreneurs who are building online businesses, because it shows the older generation of Greeks that the new era of Greek entrepreneurship doesn’t come in the form of form of a kafenio or tavern, but online!
“Young Greeks don’t need to go to college, have family connections, or have money to start a business to succeed as entrepreneurs.”
George has been obsessed with entrepreneurship since he was a child. He was inspired by the stories of his grandfather who went to Australia as a Greek refugee and started a small business.
He started building his own online business when he was 15 years old. When he generated over $110,000 for his first client in 3 months, he knew he was on the right track and quit his job at McDonalds.
Since then, he has built, bought, traded and sold over 75 businesses online and with his company E-commerce brokershe is now poised to sell a total of $1.5 million in online businesses in 2020 and revolutionize the way people invest in the world of e-commerce with a fund and investment platform that it develops.
During this seven-year process, George also traveled across Australia, Asia, Europe and the United States meeting with clients, negotiating contracts and speaking at seminars.
In 2018, he began documenting his entrepreneurial journey on his YouTube channel.
He has created over 150 videos and vlogs about his journey to show that “you don’t need a degree, startup money, or a rich, connected family to succeed in entrepreneurship, just discipline and determination to persevere. »
Clearly, George is an inspiring young Greek entrepreneur who has the world at his oyster.