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.
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
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.
In 2017, Immad Akhund founded Mercury, a banking startup for helping technology companies scale. He took the role of CEO at Mercury.
Immad Akhund was born in Harrow.
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
022 - Immad Akhund (CEO of Mercury) on Startup Banking
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
- HeyzapHeyzap is a mobile advertising platform that was acquired by Fyber for $45m in 2015. It was founded in 2008 and was located in San Francisco, California.
- Jude GomilaJude Gomila is an entrepreneur and investor. He is CEO and Founder of Golden. He previously cofounded Heyzap and has invested in over 100 companies.
- Y CombinatorY Combinator (also known as YC) is a US based seed accelerator, which was started in March 2005.
- Y Combinator W09 Batch