Jun 2017
Jan 2018

Head of Engineering, Dorm Room Fund

First Round Capital

Building VCWiz, a founder-facing recommendation engine for finding investors, as part of my research. I'm studying the broader role of software in VC as part of my Master's thesis at MIT.


Jun 2016
Sept 2016

Software Engineering Intern


User Interface engineering on the Local Ads team. Designed, architected, and implemented a map-based geotargeting component now used throughout the company. Built interfaces enabling hyperlocal dynamic targeting for advertisers. JavaScript (React/Flux/Flow), Hack.


Jan 2016
Feb 2016

Software Development Intern

Jane Street

Server and client developent in OCaml to enable support for RPC calls via Websockets in generated JavaScript apps.


Apr 2016
May 2017

Managing Partner

Dorm Room Fund

Student-run $1M venture fund provided by First Round Capital. Manage team of 10 students, source companies, analyze investments, and support local student entrepreneurs.


Oct 2015
Apr 2016

Investment Partner

Dorm Room Fund


Jun 2015
Sept 2015

Software Engineering Intern


Full-stack engineering on the Customer Engagement team. Responsible for building an end-to-end platform for sharing merchant content on social networks, facilitating customer acquisition via viral growth. Rails, Go, Ember/CoffeeScript.


Sept 2013
Dec 2018 (Ongoing)

Engineering Leadership MD

MIT Sloan Business Club

Lead a small but passionate group of entrepreneurial students. Help bring high-profile speakers on campus. Webmaster, Managing Director of Engineering Leadership, and member of the executive board. Created access portals for companies at various events.


May 2014
Oct 2015

Chief Software Architect

Foxtrot Systems

Built a web platform for digital logistics (Flask/Python, Angular/Coffeescript). Helped lead a small team of engineers. Turned years of algorithmic R&D into an API consumable by multiple clients. Designed sophisticated, distributed infrastructure for hosting and deployment (AWS and Heroku).


Jun 2014
Sept 2014

Software Development Intern


Feature work on the Localytics Analytics Dashboard (Rails, CoffeeScript, Angular). Solely responsible for planning and implementing a saved reports feature in Node which included significant infrastructure (EC2, RDS, SQS, Elasticache, ELB).


Jan 2014
Oct 2014


Students of Strength

Created online tutoring platform with thousands of monthly active users. Lead a team of engineers and designers. Platform is currently in active use by students, tutors, and teachers across the USA.


Jan 2013
Jan 2014

App Developer


Independently developed desktop application (Java) to facilitate simple encryption for the masses. Features a built-in chat client for seamless messaging. Currently distributed on the Mac App Store, along with branded versions for several business to handle sensitive payment information.


Jan 2009
Sept 2014

Web Developer

VanIsland Sites

Web design, SEO, and custom development solutions, including various projects in PHP, Java, JavaScript (Meteor.js), and Python. Many unique projects that integrate various technologies based on the individual needs of clients.


Jan 2006
Dec 2018 (Ongoing)

Coding Projects

Yasyf Mohamedali

From a Slack bots for VCs, to a search engine for classes at MIT, to Shamer, a gamified code coverage leaderboard. Others include Clarity, a service that parses events from emails and adds them to your calendar, and PostPushr, which bridges the gap between email and snailmail.


Aug 2006
Dec 2018 (Ongoing)

Technology Consultant

Yasyf Mohamedali Consulting

Technology consulting on various issues impacting small businesses, including advice and training on the basics of security, software, and hardware.


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