In 2008, Alex launched Zoopla.co.uk, which has become one of the UK's most-visited websites and best-known online property brands. In 2012, Alex merged Zoopla with Daily Mail Group’s online property brands to form Zoopla Property Group which owns two of the leading brands in the sector - Zoopla.co.uk and PrimeLocation.com - and where he remains as CEO.
Prior to this, in 2003, Alex co-founded LOVEFiLM.com, Europe's leading online DVD rental subscription service, which was successfully sold to Amazon.com. Alex is widely recognised as one of the UK's leading internet entrepreneurs and was named by Property Week as one of the 100 most important people in the UK residential property industry.
Alex holds an honours degree in Economics from London University.
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|Sep, 2016||DueCourse||£5M / Debt Financing||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2016||DueCourse||£1.25M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2016||Tide||$2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2014||Uniplaces||£2.2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2014||SportPursuit||£5M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2013||Uniplaces||£720k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||Uniplaces||€200k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2012||SportPursuit||$2.3M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2011||Huddlebuy||£350k / Angel||Personal Investment|
BSc, Economics1987 - 1990
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