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Abubakar Abid
Works at MasjidTime
Attends Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lives in 305 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
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A little over two years ago, I sat down with +Abrar Ahmed and +Omar Sheikh and started a company, Masjidtime, to create financial technology for non-profit organizations. Alhamdulillah, we grew the company to serve >20 organizations and helped raise a quarter-million dollars in donations for our charities and houses of worship with the help of +Rafee Al-Mansur, +Ali Abdalla, and +Atif Javed.

This month, we officially sunsetted Masjidtime, as the founders are all going different ways. As a reflection on my experience running the company, here are my thoughts on what it is like to found a B2N (business-to-nonprofit) startup.
Three summers ago, just after learning that I had not gotten any of the internships that I applied to, I called my friend to see what he was doing over the summer. He frequently volunteered at the local mosque, and he mentioned that the mosque had lost a substantial percentage of their donations that month[...]
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Electrical Engineering with Applications in Medicine, 2011 - present
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  • MasjidTime
    Director of Internal Operations, present
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