Two Armenians Featured Among Forbes 30 Under 30 Lists.

Each year Forbes releases its list of 30 people under the age of 30 who have found success in numerous categories. This year two Armenians can be found among these lists including Aram Shatakhtsyan (29) and Lea Hatchigian (29).

Aram Shatakhtsyan was featured on the list as Co-Founder of CodeSignal, a company that helps hiring managers attach a “coding score” to job candidates. Shatakhtsyan explains this as a “credit score” for technical skills. His platform has raised $12.5 million dollars in funding. Shatakhtsyan is a graduate of Yerevan State University and his company is based in San Francisco, California. 

Lea Hatchigian was put on the list alongside co-founder Tomasz Kula. the pair cofounded TScan Therapeutics, “a cancer immunology company that uses a high-throughput platform to identify potential new cancer targets and simultaneously detect new T cell receptors that can be used in therapy a cancer immunology company that uses a high-throughput platform to identify potential new cancer targets and simultaneously detect new T cell receptors that can be used in therapy”. The company has raised over $60 million in funding to date. Hatchigian is a graduate of both Harvard University and MIT and her company is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

By Shant Hambarchian

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