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Umber Ahmad

Umber Ahmad is the founder of the Ma Zeh Dar Bakery in the West Village in New York City. Formerly a Wall Street banker, Ahmad began selling her Middle East-infused baked goods online, garnering partners like JetBlue and Intelligensia Coffee along the way.

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Umber Ahmad, cameo
November 8, 2017

Your goal isn’t to beat the competition — it’s to escape the competition altogether. No one knows this better than Paypal founder Peter Thiel. “Competition is for losers,” he’s been known to say. Thiel is a former colleague, frequent co-investor and long-time intellectual sparring partner with Host Reid Hoffman. Enjoy the sparks.