Alec Oxenford is a serial entrepreneur focused on the Internet Space. Alec has launched and led multiple Internet businesses primarily targeting the Latin American Market.
In March of 2006, Alec co-founded OLX, Inc. with business partner Fabrice Grinda, in the hopes of building the largest free local classified site in the world. As co-founder and co-CEO, Alec manages the company’s Buenos Aires office where the technology and customer service teams are based, oversees an organization of over 170 employees and participates in M&A activities in Asia and Europe.
Prior to OLX, Alec was the founder and CEO of DeRemate.com, Inc, which he built into one of the two largest online trading platforms in Latin America. Within 6 years, Alec successfully grew the business to over $150 million in gross sales, 5 million registered users and 1.5 million annual transactions, before selling the business in 2005 to an eBay affiliate.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Oct, 2014||Tril||$800k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2014||Beepi||$1.25M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2012||TextMaster||$2M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2011||MUBI||$2.4M / Undisclosed||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2008||Sonico||$4.3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2006||Badongo.com||undisclosed amount / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Sep 5, 2015||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: September 4, 2015|
|Sep 3, 2015||Tech Moran - Naspers injects $100 Million into New generation OLX letgo|
|Sep 3, 2015||New York Times (NYT) - South Africa’s Naspers Backs Smartphone Start-Up|
|Sep 3, 2015||TechCrunch - Mobile App Letgo Raises $100 Million From Naspers To Take Over Classifieds In The U.S.|
|May 5, 2015||Business Wire India - OLX Wins GSF’s Inaugural “Mobile Appies” Award for Best Classifieds App in India|
|May 4, 2015||Business Wire - OLX Wins GSF’s Inaugural “Mobile Appies” Award for Best Classifieds App in India|
|Apr 22, 2015||LAVCA News - SV Global Fund Invests in Rating Platform TRIL (en español)|
|Mar 15, 2015||Venture Beat - Argentina's tech startups push forward despite the country's corruption, inefficiency|