Two alumni named to 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30

Two NCSSM alumni were named to the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list: Giffin Daughtridge ’07 (top) and Michael Schoenfeld ’06 (bottom left).

Two NCSSM alumni have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2018.

The list presents “600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, leaders, and stars” each year, according to the website.

Giffin Daughtridge ‘07 was named to the list in the Healthcare category. Daughtridge is the cofounder of UrSure, an HIV prevention company. “Antiviral drugs can prevent high-risk patients from getting HIV—but only if they take them,” reads the entry from Forbes. “Giffin Daughtridge has raised $405,000 for UrSure, which uses diagnostic tests to tell whether patients are taking their medicine.”

Michael Schoenfeld ‘06, along with cofounder Samuel Silverman, was named to the list in the Social Entrepreneurs category for their company, EB5 Affiliate Network. From Forbes: “EB5 Affiliate Network … works with the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program that allows foreign nationals to invest in job-creating programs in exchange for Green Cards. Since 2013, they have helped create over 5,000 jobs in low-income, high-unemployment areas.”

Numerous other NCSSM alumni have also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in the past, including Sajith Wickramasekara ’09, named to the list in 2016 in the Pharma & Healthcare category, Calvin Young ’06, named to the list in 2015 in the Consumer Technoogy category, and Teryn Norris ’06, named to the list in 2014 in the category of Law and Policy. 

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