Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt is a passionate Muslim American entrepreneur. He is the founder & CEO of LaunchGood, the world’s largest faith-based crowdfunding platform and a leader in the burgeoning digital Islamic economy. 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 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. Currently he resides in Dearborn, Michigan with his wife Amani and new daughter Maryam Yusra.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Muslim Entrepreneurs Across the World
  • What it’s Like to Be An American Muslim?




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