Bio:

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt is a passionate Muslim American entrepreneur committed to building up the global Muslim community to reach its full potential. Chris is the founder & CEO of LaunchGood, the world’s largest faith-based crowdfunding platform and a leader in the burgeoning digital Islamic economy.

Since launching in 2013, LaunchGood has helped raise over $30 million for more than 3,000 projects across 100 countries, and has been recognized for their impact and excellence with the Islamic Economy Award (Dubai) and the American Muslim Consumer Conference Entrepreneurship award, as well as coverage on CNN, Al-Jazeera, and more.

Previously, Chris was an award-winning film producer (Bilal’s Stand, 2010 Sundance Film Festival), founder of Patronicity, a successful American civic crowdfunding platform startup, and winner of the Magic Johnson Social Entrepreneur prize.

Chris was born in Malaysia, raised in Korea and the United States and at the age of 16 became a Muslim through the influence of a friend and the Autobiography of Malcolm X. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan’s prestigious engineering school and received a masters in educational leadership as well.

Chris is a leading thinker in the Muslim community, especially in the
area of social entrepreneurship and Islamic crowdfunding, where he travels the world delivering inspirational speeches, including as a guest of the U.S. State Department in Malaysia and Singapore, ISNA, and SXSW. He advises several Muslim startups and organizations on creative initiatives. Currently, he resides in Dearborn, Michigan with his wife Amani and children Maryam and Omar.

 

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt 

Crowdfunding – How it Works

SYDNEY EVENT

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt
Crowdfunding Incredible Muslims

Lessons from a Startup for a thriving Muslim Community – Our Muslim
communities have the potential to thrive; Chris will share lessons
from his journey successfully growing LaunchGood that can help us get there.

SYDNEY EVENT

Date: February 1, 2018
Time: 6PM – 9PM

Location: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre

Light Refreshments

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MELBOURNE EVENT

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt
Crowdfunding Incredible Muslims

TOPICS

Lessons from a Startup for a thriving Muslim Community – Our Muslim
communities have the potential to thrive; Chris will share lessons
from his journey successfully growing LaunchGood that can help us get
there.

Deen & Dunya: The Blossoming Islamic Startup Scene – Across the world
Generation M – young, tech-saavy, faithful Muslims – are creating
startups to serve the 1+ billion Muslim consumer market. Learn about
the latest and greatest initiatives from Sydney to Detroit

MELBOURNE EVENT

Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 6PM – 9PM

Location: Islamic Museum of Australia

Catering

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NEW ZEALAND

Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt
Crowdfunding Incredible Muslims

TOPICS

Lessons from a Startup for a thriving Muslim Community – Our Muslim
communities have the potential to thrive; Chris will share lessons
from his journey successfully growing LaunchGood that can help us get
there.

Deen & Dunya: The Blossoming Islamic Startup Scene – Across the world
Generation M – young, tech-saavy, faithful Muslims – are creating
startups to serve the 1+ billion Muslim consumer market. Learn about
the latest and greatest initiatives from Sydney to Detroit

NEW ZEALAND EVENT

Date: February 6, 2018
Time: 6PM – 9PM

Location:   Fickling Convention Centre, 546 Mount Albert Rd,
Three Kings, Auckland 1042, New Zealand

To Register for the New Zealand Event Click Here

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