Our own Charles Merritt was included in Forbes magazine Top 30 under 30, a tally of the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30.

Charles Merritt, 28, Partner, 80amps

“Partner at 80amps, a company that assists startups by providing a combination of seed capital and professional services in exchange for a stake in the company. He has implemented marketing strategies at Kayak.com and Jetsetter.com that fueled growth at each firm. He has also served as a video producer, managing video journalists for an online media startup.”