Immad Akhund

CEO & Founder at Mercury

Part Time Partner at Y Combinator | Founder at Heyzap (Acquired by Fyber)

http://www.mercury.com/

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

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