Meet the 30 Under 30, Class of 2012

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Back to the Roots

Nikhil Arora and Alex Velez got the initial idea for their business--to grow gourmet mushrooms in recycled coffee grounds--from a professor at UC Berkeley. Their business has now expanded to include do-it-yourself, grow-your-own mushroom kits, which are sold in Whole Foods, Home Depot and hundreds of other retailers. Read more