Minority Trip Report Podcast

Published: August 29, 2022 | Host: Raad Seraj | Show: Season 1 - Episode 2
Minority Trip Report

1_2 Raad Ahmed: Art, Rebellion, and Resolve in Building a Tech Startup

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Raad Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of Lawtrades as well as an angel investor, writer, and musician. In 2011, Raad started myfbcoverphoto, one of the first apps in the Facebook app store that grew to over 30 million hits per month, while attending law school. In 2015, he got into the 500 Global Flagship Accelerator Program and launched Lawtrades, one of the first marketplaces for legal services that made it easy for big companies to hire legal freelancers.

 

The company has gone on to raise $9.7m in total funding and freelancers earn millions on the platform every year. In 2019, he started publishing a newsletter called Spacecult. Raad is originally from Queens, NY and a graduate from the University at Buffalo Law School.

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Raad Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of Lawtrades as well as an angel investor, writer, and musician. In 2011, Raad started myfbcoverphoto, one of the first apps in the Facebook app store that grew to over 30 million hits per month, while attending law school. In 2015, he got into the 500 Global Flagship Accelerator Program and launched Lawtrades, one of the first marketplaces for legal services that made it easy for big companies to hire legal freelancers.

 

The company has gone on to raise $9.7m in total funding and freelancers earn millions on the platform every year. In 2019, he started publishing a newsletter called Spacecult. Raad is originally from Queens, NY and a graduate from the University at Buffalo Law School.

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