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General Information


Princeton University, BA 1996

Current Companies

Former Companies

Co-Founder and CEO

Web Presences


Fabrice Grinda

Fabrice Grinda co-founded Zingy, a ringtones company for the US market, before founding the online classifieds service OLX in March 2006.

Grinda was born in France but attended college in the US. He worked for McKinsey before getting into internet technology in 1998.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Beepi 4/2014Series A$5M6
Beepi 11/2013Seed$1.25M4
invino 6/2013Series A$3M7
TextMaster 11/2012Series A$2M5
Printi 8/2012Series A$1.2M11
shoply 1/2012Seed2
Bespoke Post 1/2012Seed4
AKSEL GROUP 11/2011Seed$500k3
HipWay 10/2011Angel$2.75M12
Guestmob 8/2011Seed$800k6 6/2011Seed9
Kohort 4/2011Seed$3M22 3/2011Series A$900k6
ecomom 12/2010Angel$900k14
Assured Labor 4/2010Seed$1M4
Appsfire 2/2010Angel$1M6
WiseStamp 1/2010Seed6
Vaultive 1/2009Angel$1M3
Producteev 7/2008Seed$180k9
RateItAll 6/2008Series A$1.4M9
Sonico 6/2008Series A$4.3M4
LabPixies 6/2008Series A$1M8 1/2006Series A15



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