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						Boyan Slat

Boyan Slat

Date of Birth July 27, 1994
Age 29 years, 2 months, 8 days
Place of Birth Delft
Country Netherlands
Profession Entrepreneur
Horoscope Leo

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Name Boyan Slat
Occupation Entrepreneur
Birthday July 27
Birth Year 1994
Place of Birth Delft
Home Town South Holland
Birth Country Netherlands
Birth Sign Leo
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Mother Not Available
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Spouse Not Known
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Boyan Slat Biography

Boyan Slat is one of the most popular and richest Entrepreneur who was born on July 27, 1994 in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands. As of June 1, 2023, Boyan Slat has a net worth approximately $5 Million.

Boyan Slat (born (1994-07-27 ) 27 July 1994) is a Dutch inventor and entrepreneur. A former aerospace engineering student, he is the CEO of The Ocean Cleanup.

In 2011, aged 16, Slat came across more plastic than fish while diving in Greece. He decided to devote a high school project for deeper investigation into ocean plastic pollution and why it was considered impossible to clean up. He later came up with the idea to build a passive system, using the circulating ocean currents to his advantage, which he presented at a TEDx talk in Delft in 2012.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Boyan Slat Net Worth

Boyan Slat is one of the richest Entrepreneur from Netherlands. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Boyan Slat's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Entrepreneur
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

In November 2014 Slat was awarded the Champions of the Earth award of the United Nations Environment Programme. HM King Harald of Norway awarded Slat the Young Entrepreneur Award in 2015. Forbes included Slat in their 2016 “30 under 30” list In 2016. He was selected for a Thiel Fellowship, a program started in 2011 by venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. It gives $100,000 to entrepreneurs 22 years old and younger who have left or postponed college to work on their start-up. In February 2017, Reader’s Digest appointed Slat European of the Year, and the Dutch magazine Elsevier awarded him Nederlander van het Jaar 2017 (Dutchman of the Year 2017). In 2018, Slat was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci International Art Award and Euronews award “European Entrepreneur of the Year”.

Boyan Slat Girlfriend

According to our records, Boyan Slat is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of January 12, 2023, Boyan Slat’s is not dating anyone.

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Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Entrepreneur. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Netherlands. Boyan Slat celebrates birthday on July 27 of every year.

How did Boyan Slat make his money?

Boyan had just started studying Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft but continued working out his concept in parallel. After 6 months, he decided to quit his studies and founded The Ocean Cleanup, with just 300 euros of savings as a starting capital.

What did Boyan Slat invent?

He has developed a floating device to trap plastic waste moving into rivers before it reaches the high seas. Boyan Slat was just 18 years old when he invented a system for catching waste in the ocean. He also founded an environmental group called The Ocean Cleanup. Its purpose is to develop and deploy the system.

Who funds Boyan Slat?

He was selected for a Thiel Fellowship, a program started in 2011 by venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. It gives $100,000 to entrepreneurs 22 years old and younger who have left or postponed college to work on their start-up.

Who is Boyan Slat and what did he do?

Boyan Slat (1994) is a Dutch inventor and entrepreneur who creates technologies to solve societal problems. He is the founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, which develops advanced systems to rid world’s oceans of plastic.

Is ocean cleanup legit?

The Ocean Cleanup Project is essentially a scam at this point. It can’t work for numerous ecological (scoops up ocean life) and engineering (the ocean is HUGE, corrosive, and violent) reasons.

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