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Alex Chesterman

Alex Chesterman is the Founder and CEO of Zoopla.co.uk - the UK’s most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering consumers with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions.

In 2003, he co-founded ScreenSelect/LOVEFiLM.com, Europe’s leading online DVD rental subscription service. Alex has spent his career in the development and creation of business concepts and was a semi-finalist for the Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2002’. Alex joined Planet Hollywood Inc. at its inception in 1990 and remained there as Executive Vice President until late 1998. Alex holds an honours degree in Economics from London University.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
SportPursuit 2/2014Series B£5M5
Uniplaces 11/2013Seed£700k3
Uniplaces 7/2012Seed€200k3
SportPursuit 5/2012Venture Round$2.3M4
Huddlebuy 4/2011Angel£350k8

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Sources

  1. SportPursuit, A Flash Sales Site For Sporty Types, Raises £5M Series B For European Expansion (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Uniplaces Raises over £700K in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. Uniplaces secures 200k from top european investors (startupchile.org) [edit]
  4. SportPursuit.co.uk Closes $2.3M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. Huddlebuy, The ‘Groupon-For-Small Businesses’, Raises £350K In Angel Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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