What then will 2013 bring? Who are going to be the key people that we will be talking about in tech, sport and style?
Our rather small panel of Brandish writers got together then to name the 15 people we think are going to have a very good year in 2013. Some have achieved incredible things already, others will become much higher profile next year. We may of course be way off the mark, but at this point if we were betting men these are the 15 we’d be slapping the cash on.
So here’s the list. Who have we missed?
Earlier this year D'Aloisio launched Summly, an innovative app that summarises the news in a unique and very smart way. He is also the youngest person to receive a round of venture capital in technology achieving this at just 15 years of age. Heaven knows what he will have achieved by the time he is 20.