CEO & Cofounder
Shafqat Islam is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of NewsCred, the world’s leading end-to-end content marketing platform. As CEO, Shafqat manages the strategic growth of the company, pioneering a new content ecosystem for brands and publishers. Since its founding in 2008, NewsCred has grown to a 120+ person team of technologists, journalists and creative content marketers based in New York, London and Dhaka. The company is funded by leading investors including Mayfield Fund, FirstMark Capital, Greycroft Partners and IA Ventures.
Prior to NewsCred, Shafqat was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch, running technology teams in NYC and Geneva, Switzerland.
Shafqat Islam, CEO & Cofounder
Headquarters: New York, NY
NewsCred is the leading content marketing platform.
Pairing cutting-edge software with world-class content, we transform brands into storytellers. NewsCred’s Content Marketing Cloud provides the easiest end-to-end solution for content planning, creation, publishing and analytics. In one place, brands gain unprecedented access to the world’s largest content marketplace, including licensed content from over 4,000 publishers and original content from our award-winning journalist network