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Growmada is a crowdfunded market platform providing artisan goods from emerging markets.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Doha, Qatar
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 0
  • Website

Company Summary

Growmada's mission is to scale social enterprises by providing them access to capital, market intelligence and consumers via an integrated crowdfunded+marketplace platform.

We believe the opportunity exists to build sustainable enterprises that empower individuals to affect change through direct participation on integrated platforms that bring investing and consuming under one roof.


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    Mohammad Raafi Hossain

    Mohammad is currently in Doha. Previously, he managed various environmental development projects as the Chair of the Environment Working Group for the UN and is one of the youngest senior managers in the UN system. Mohammad was the founder of ACE Program, an online tutoring company that matched high performing high school students with youth from underprivileged backgrounds. He holds a BA from UC Berkeley and is a MA candidate at Harvard.

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    Kavilash Chawla
    Executive Chairman

    Kavilash is an entrepreneur focused on the ethical and commercially productive deployment of financial capital. This includes founding a boutique emerging markets focused strategy advisory firm, and serving as an investment partner in a London based impact investment asset management company. Kavilash earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his Masters in International Affairs from SIPA at Columbia University.

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    Osman Masood

    Osman graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Computer Security from Stanford University.

    He has worked as a programmer and manager for a number of Silicon Valley startups, such as getTalent and Clickstream Technologies, as well as notable companies like Microsoft.

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    Moiz Alam

    Moiz is currently a senior engineer at Wind River Systems, a wholly owned Intel subsidiary. He has prior startup based experience, having been a member of technical staff at Scalable Network Technologies, and as a lead developer at Clickstream Technologies (acquired by Microsoft). Moiz completed his education from the UC Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.