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Founder & CEO @
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9 Investments in 5 Companies
Born:
January 9, 1970
Gender:
Male
Location:
London
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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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Founder & CEO

2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
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Feb 1, 2003
Dec 1, 2006
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Investments (9)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016£5M / Debt FinancingPersonal Investment
Sep, 2016£1.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014£2.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014£5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Nov, 2013£720k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2012€200k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$2.3M / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2011£350k / AngelPersonal Investment

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