Mate Rimac

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Mate Rimac
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NationalityCroatian
Occupation
EmployerRimac Automobili

Mate Rimac is a Croatian inventor[1] and entrepreneur. He started the Croatian car company Rimac Automobili in 2009.[2]

As a child, he dreamed of building the fastest car. He said that he wanted to bring automotive manufacturers to Croatia.[3][4] Forbes Magazine named Rimac one of the "Top 30 Under 30". the list includes the 30 best entrepreneurs under the age of 30 in the world, in 2017. In the same year, Rimac became the Croatian Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2018, Mate Rimac received an honorary doctorate from Juraj Dobrila University of Pula.[5]

Honours[change | change source]

  • 2017 Ernst & Young [Croatian] Entrepreneur of the Year { Croatian: EY Poduzetnik godine 2017 (EY Hrvatska) } (awarded March 2018) [6][7]
  • 2017 Forbes Magazine Top 30 Under 30 [8]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Meet the Croatian inventor behind the world's first electric supercar". CTV News. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
  2. "Mate Rimac: People Are Interested, Particularly Because It's Happening In Croatia". Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  3. Luke Waller (2 December 2015). "24 - Mate Rimac - Croatia - The Innovator". Politico 28. Politico.eu.
  4. Lauren Simmonds (17 March 2018). "Mate Rimac: I Want to Help Croatia Bring Other Car Manufacturers Here". Total Croatia News (HRT).
  5. "Mate Rimac to Receive Honorary Doctorate from University of Pula". Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  6. "Mate Rimac Named Croatian Entrepreneur of the Year". Croatia Week. 21 March 2018. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  7. "The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2017 goes to Croat Mate Rimac". www.balkaneu.com. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  8. "Forbes puts Croatia's Mate Rimac on its 30 Under 30 list". SeeNews. 18 January 2017.

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