Daniel Ishag was the vision and drive behind Espotting. In 2000, at the age of 26 and in the middle of the dotcom bust, Daniel launched one of the most successful Internet companies. The award-winning Espotting was picked by the Financial Times as one of their Top 50 Creative Businesses. In February 2004, Espotting announced its merger with NASDAQ FindWhat.com (NASDAQ: FWHT) which valued Espotting at $170m. Daniel was finalist in both the European Technology Forum’s Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001, and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003 and 2004.