Youssef Rizk

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Co-founder of Moonshot 

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About Youssef Rizk

Youssef co-founded Moonshot after a 4 year stint at Palantir as a software engineer, where amongst other things, he led Palantir's startup practice, and met his co-founder, Dimi. Before Palantir, Youssef obtained an MEng from Imperial College London in EEE.

Youssef co-founded Moonshot to recognise the privilege that he had to capitalise on his education that many people much smarter do not (

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Moonshot lets athletes fund their professional career in exchange for a share of their earnings. For example, an aspiring Tennis player may raise $200K from a community of backers to cover travel and tournament costs, in exchange for 5% of their prize money.

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