Immad Akhund is the Co-Founder and CEO of Mercury, the company trusted by more than 100,000 startups for banking*. He co-founded the company in 2017 after years of dealing with the hurdles in traditional banking as an entrepreneur. Launched in 2019, Mercury has raised over $163M from a16z, CRV, Coatue, and others.
Born in Pakistan and raised in the U.K., Immad immigrated to the U.S. to join Y Combinator with his previous startup Heyzap (acquired by Fyber). He is a former part-time partner at Y Combinator and is an active angel investor, with more than 300 investments in startups including AirTable, Rappi, Papa, Deel and Substack.*Mercury is a financial technology company, not a bank. Banking services provided by Choice Financial Group and Evolve Bank & Trust, Members FDIC.