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Immad Akhund

Immad Akhund

Immad Akhund is an entrepreneur from the UK.

Immad Akhund is a serial entrepreneur from the United Kingdom. His first company was RevMap - a "Yelp" for London. He has served as a Part Time Partner at Y Combinator in 2017.

Immad Akhund studied at the University of Cambridge, from 2002 to 2006, where he received his Master of Arts in Computer Science. From there, he went on to work at Aquila as a software developer from June 2004 to August 2005, at which point he moved on to work as a Financial Software Developer at Bloomberg.

Clickpass

In 2007, Immad Akhund co-founded Clickpass, where he took on the role of CTO. Clickpass particpated in the summer 2007 Y Combinator round, which brought Akhund to San Francisco. He remained at Clickpass until 2008, when Clickpass was acquired by Yola for an undisclosed sum

Heyzap

In 2008, Akhund co-founded Heyzap, a developer tools platform and mobile advertising network, with Jude Gomila. Akhund took on the role of CEO at Hayzap until 2017. Heyzap was acquired by Fyber for $45 million.

Mercury

In 2017, Immad Akhund founded Mercury, a banking startup for helping technology companies scale. He took the role of CEO at Mercury.

Investor

Immad Akhund has been investing since 2016, with notable investments in Airtable, Axius, Starcity, Blueberry Medical, CaptivateIQ, Golden, Iris Automation, PullRequest, Shogun and Sway Finance.

Timeline

April 16, 1984

Immad Akhund was born in Harrow.

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022 - Immad Akhund (CEO of Mercury) on Startup Banking

9/26/19

How I Raised It with Immad Akhund of Mercury co

November 6, 2019

Immad Akhund of Mercury Bank talks about building a bank for startups

November 6, 2019

Immad Akhund On Selling His Business For $45M And Then Raising Millions To Create A Bank For Startups

October 24, 2019

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Ingrid Lunden
September 26, 2019
TechCrunch
Online-only banks have become a viable option for many people who would have traditionally used a brick-and-mortar bank but are now looking for more flexible, potentially cheaper ways to handle their monthly incoming and outgoing finances, their savings and loans, and their payment cards. That maxim has also extended to the world of business, and [...]

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