Mate Rimac (Livno, 12 February 1988) is a Croatian innovator, entrepreneur, and founder of the Croatian car company Rimac Automobili in 2009. Rimac started mooting an electric supercar at the age of 20. He started his car efforts in his garage, growing his company out, into a pair of companies. As a child, he dreamed of building the fastest car. He has stated that his goal is to bring automotive manufacturers to Croatia. Forbes Magazine named Rimac one of the Top 30 Under 30, the 30 best entrepreneurs under the age of 30 of the world, in 2017. Rimac was named the Croatian Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017 by EY Hrvatska (Ernst&Young Croatia).