We’re on a mission to make professional education enjoyable.

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About us

The LumiQ story.

What started out as a career management platform for CPAs is now a podcast app with tens of thousands of users, hundreds of episodes and over 60 people dedicated to making professional education enjoyable. Here’s how we’ve grown over the last few years:

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Jan 2016
Luminari is born

Luminari starts as a career management platform for CPAs (recruiting, mentoring, events)

JAN 2019
$845,000 secured

$845,000 in funding raised to start building LumiQ

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JAN 2020
Goodbye, Luminari

The Luminari career management platform is shut down, months before COVID-19 starts.

Mar 2021
$1.1 Million in funding

1.1 million in funding closed, and the legal name of the company is changed to LumiQ Inc.

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Jan 2022
LumiQ launches in the US

LumiQ launches in the US with NASBA approval to provide verified CPE credits to CPAs

aug 2022
$5 Million raised

$5 million raised to continue expansion in the US.

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MAY 2023
LumiQ hits 50,000 users

LumiQ platform passes 50,000 users across North America

Our team is shaping the future of professional education and development.

At LumiQ, we believe in moving away from a compliance mindset when it comes to continuing education. We’re passionate about creating edutainment content that makes learning enjoyable and convenient, even on-the-go. Fun fact: many of our team members are CPAs who are looking to change the accounting industry's perception of continuing education!


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are CPAs in roles beyond accounting in departments like content, sales, customer success and more!


minutes listened by all platform users in the past 12 months.

Meet the team

Our leadership team

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Pam Forster

Chief of Staff

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Nima Nasoody

Chief Technology Officer

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Jesse Abrams

VP of Revenue

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Adam Bercovici

Cofounder & CRO

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Michael Kravshik

CPA, Cofounder & CEO

Interested in joining our team?

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