Shafqat Islam

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at NewsCred, Inc.

Shafqat Islam

Shafqat Islam

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at NewsCred, Inc.

Biography

Shafqat Islam founded NewsCred, Inc. Currently, Mr. Islam is Chief Executive Officer & Director at this company.

Overview
Career Highlights

NewsCred, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

176

Number of Boards

1

Number of Awards

1

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Partner, New York at Financial Technology Ventures Management Co. LLC

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Enterprise, Consumer at Mayfield Fund LLC

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Vice Chairman at The Kitchen

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General Partner at IA Capital Advisors /NY

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Co-Founder at FirstMark Capital LLC

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Chief Technology Officer at Cota Healthcare

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President & Chief Operating Officer at NewsCred, Inc.

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General Counsel at NewsCred, Inc.

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Senior Partner at NewsCred, Inc.

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Chief Legal Officer at COTA, Inc.

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Shafqat Islam
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at NewsCred, Inc.
Education
B.E. Computer Engineering
Class of 2003

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
2008 - Current

NewsCred, Inc. provides a content marketing platform. Its content marketing cloud provides end-to-end solution for content planning, creation, publishing and analytics. The firm offers NewsRoom, a freelance-based newswire service to provide content from various writers, photographers, videographers, and designers. The company was founded by Shafqat Islam, Iraj Islam and Asif Rahman in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Talent Officer
Current

COTA was founded in 2011 by doctors, engineers, and data scientists to create clarity from fragmented and often-inaccessible real world data. By using proprietary technology, advanced analytics and deep expertise to organize complex data, COTA provides a comprehensive picture of cancer that can be used to advance care and research.

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NewsCred, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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NewsCred, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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NewsCred, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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NewsCred, Inc. provides a content marketing platform. Its content marketing cloud provides end-to-end solution for content planning, creation, publishing and analytics. The firm offers NewsRoom, a freelance-based newswire service to provide content from various writers, photographers, videographers, and designers. The company was founded by Shafqat Islam, Iraj Islam and Asif Rahman in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
2015
Advertising Age Magazine - 40 Under 40
Other Affiliations

Shafqat Islam is affiliated with NewsCred, Inc., Cota Healthcare

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