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A crowdfunding platform combining alumni, corporate sponsors, and academic organizations to build communities around STEM projects.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Oak Brook, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 3
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Company Summary

STEMfunder is a social crowdfunding platform for academic projects and research in STEM. STEMfunder works within the academic community, allowing it to leverage existing alumni networks and corporate partnerships. Using these networks, STEMfunder can provide great ideas with funding and exposure, while improving alumni engagement and strengthening the academic community.


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    Zain Yusuf

    Financial projections, business plans, and developing a vision for the future are things that come easy for an MBA student at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Zain’s focus is on business development, but he has something to contribute in all aspects of the STEMfunder project.

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    Creative Development

    As our head of product development, Ejaz is focused on actually building the site. With years of front-end development experience and a visual communications degree from Academy of Design and Technology, Ejaz makes creating an attractive product look easy.

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    Project management, specifically in STEM, is what Hyder has focused on throughout his time as a mechanical engineering student at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He brings a deep understanding of STEMfunder’s user base and a passion for creating innovative solutions to the STEMfunder team.