A 26-year-old who made a fortune by starting an unconventional YouTuber talent agency that manages virtual avatars and AI idols.

Riku Tazumi

According to Forbes, the Japanese entrepreneur founded his company in 2017 at the age of 21, before deciding to suspend his studies to focus on the start-up.

Anycolor- the parent company of several VTuber agencies, as of October 2022, was worth around US$2.5 billion

His biggest project is Nijisanji with 50 million subscribers

It has an army of over 100 digital avatars including Millie Parfait, Kanae and Kuzuha

He was named one of Forbes’ 30 under 30

He was named one of Asia’s 30 most notable professionals in the world of media, marketing and advertising.