About Us

Our Team 

Hourglass24 was founded by Jonathan Nadeau, a technologist, and Hammad Zaidi, a creative entrepreneur. Jonathan met Hammad in 2016, when he interviewed him on his “Crowdfunding Cast,” podcast. Three years and 13,168,100,278 ideas later, Jonathan and Hammad launched Hourglass24, to “create an Amazon for crowdfunded products.” 


Jonathan Nadeau is the principal of Nadeau Media, which produced open-source Linux-based conferences at Harvard. He is also the CTO  of Lonely Seal Releasing and The Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay and Music Festival.


Hammad Zaidi founded Lonely Seal Releasing, and the Lonely Seal Film, Screenplay and Music Festival. Zaidi is a partner at Industry Corporation, a Canada-based multinational technology company that developed Designware.io.  Hammad is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America. Hammad Zaidi holds a Master of Fine Arts from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television’s Producers Program.

From our headquarters in Redondo Beach, California to our tech hub in Connecticut, we thank you for your support and we wish you happy shopping!