The 22 year old CEO of Daylert.com - Fahad Hassan has been featured in the Daily Washington Post by Zachary A. Goldfarb. With the title of “Young Entrepreneur Learns Ups and Downs of Building a Web Start-Up” the feature was published today Monday, March 3, 2008 on the business section.
Daylert is a social networking website to address students’ educational and social needs. Fahad’s decision to create Daylert was inspired by movie “Pay It Forward” and he had received helped from people like Bill Schafer, Bill Rubacky and Scott Birnbaum along his way. As of today this web service is active at about 10 schools nationwide and gets 200,000 + monthly hits.
Fahad Hassan came to the US at the age of 6 with his family. The hard working family settled down in Gaithersburg section of Maryland. Fahad graduated from Virginia Tech majoring in Religion after being denied acceptance to the business school.