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Khurram Virani

Entrepreneur • Advisor Canada, CA

Head Instructor, Lighthouse Labs and Owner / Lead Developer, Functional Imperative.

Head Instructor, Lighthouse Labs and Owner / Lead Developer, Functional Imperative.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Product
  • Front End Engineering
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Product
  • • Front End Engineering

Involved In

Founder

Lighthouse Labs
Functional Imperative

Positions

Co-founder, Chief Education Officer Lighthouse Labs August 2013 - present
Co-founder / Lead Developer Functional Imperative January 2012 - present
Instructor Bitmaker Labs March 2013 - July 2013
Sr Developer / Team Lead Soft Gravity Inc. March 2010 - October 2010
Web App Developer / Consultant Independent / Freelance Consultant June 2008 - March 2010
Ruby on Rails Developer mDialog 2008 - 2010
Development Manager NutraCore Inc. 2006 - 2007

Education

University of Guelph Bachelor of Computing Honours 2002 - 2005

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Dating
  • • Events
  • • Games
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Travel
  • • Social Change (specifically
  • • a product that improves how people behave in the real world)

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Ruby • JQuery • JavaScript • Ruby on Rails • PostgreSQL

Key Accomplishments

While my primary skillset is web development through Ruby and JavaScript, I've had experience as a team lead and dev manager on multiple occasions and can comfortably manage a small team of developers.

Please refer to my LinkedIn profile for more details.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Experience from an existing revenue-generating product startup (Span6) and someone who is aware of and knows how to overcome the "Project Plateau" that all startups inevitably encounter.

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Scott Morrison, R.G.D.
CEO, The Bauhub. Previously Creative Director, motum b2b.
Khurram is a fantastic mind with a great person attached to it. Always there with a great idea or a new thought to add to the project at han ... d.
Michael Yagudaev
Ruby on Rails Developer, Freelancer. Previously Co-Founder, 0idle Labs.
Khurram is a bright entrepreneur with an incredible ability to distill complicated concepts in digestible chunks. He has a passion for teach ... ing and learning new concepts coupled with a strong work ethic.

Sina Fakhrabady
They're my advisor
Sina is a brilliant entrepreneur with ambitious goals that I would classify reasonable only for individuals with the highest caliber. He is ... amazing at developing relationships and growing a business. He's been able to bootstrap his startup Addibuy.com very efficiently and received great traction. Addibuy is well on their way to proving their business model.

Slav Kurilyak
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, CTO at Fitplan, Software Entrepreneur, Identical Twin, Improvement Seeker, Dance Lover, Health & Fitness Practitioner
Slav is a an extremely driven and focused Entrepreneur who is also a rare breed because he can (and has) roll up his sleeves as build web an ... d mobile apps.