Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Recent Investment
Fitbay on January 28, 2014
Born:
August 30, 1975
Website:
http://www.jesperbuch.com

Person Details

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In 2000 Jesper Buch started one of the world's biggest E-commerce successes which is known today as just-eat.com (Group).

The company was started in a basement in a small town of Denmark and was breaking even in 2004. In 2005 Jesper decided to do it all over again and went to UK where he founded just-eat.co.uk. Besides being the CEO of UK he also managed to start up in Holland, Iceland, Sweden and Ireland.

In mid 2008, after building an international success, he retired as CEO - He Took on the CJO role (Chief Just-Eat Officer) as well as investing in startups.

In 2009, Jesper co-founded Miinto Group which today is one of the fastest growing internet fashion companies in the world and online in 5 countries. Miinto is known to be Jesper's "child" and "chapter 2."

From 2009 Jesper co-founded and invested in different internet-based companies and is considered one of the most active angel investors in Denmark.

In 2011, Jesper sold his shares in the now 1000 staff strong Just-Eat.com and decided to walk "Camino de Santiago, 850 km from France to North-West Spain" whereafter chapter 1 was closed.

In Sep. 2012, Jesper released a book about his personal story of the 10 years it took to build Just-Eat. The book was released in Denmark (in Danish) and went #1 on iTunes in DK as well as top 5 in most book stores. It is expected to release an english version in 2014.

In Feb. 2013, Jesper was the most searched for top leader on the web in Denmark.

In March 2013 Jesper was selected as "Young Global Leader 2013" by "World Economic Forum."

Jesper and his portfolio have been directly or indirectly involved in 3 Series A fundings, 1 series B funding and one Series C funding (2013).

Jesper Buch was awarded the "Pioneer Award 2014" for his work with internetcompanies.

Jesper Buch won "Investor Of the Year 2014" in Denmark and Investor of the year, peoples choice 2014" in Scandinavia @ Nordic Startup Awards

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