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Shafqat Islam

Co-founder and CEO

NewsCred is online media company connecting audiences with the world’s best journalism and is reinventing the current news model to license, curate and deliver high quality content; cheaper, smarter and easier. With over 700+ of the world’s highest quality news sources, NewsCred provides full text news articles, photos and video from sources like The Economist and The Washington Post, Billboard and Forbes, Gawker and The Guardian.

Before founding NewsCred, Shafqat was previously a VP of Technology at Merrill Lynch. He graduated with a BSE in Computer Engineering and a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003.