Pete co-founded Trulia in 2005 while he was a graduate student at Stanford University. Trulia is now one of largest and fastest growing real estate websites in the US with more than 15m monthly unique users. Trulia has moved beyond real estate search and has become a top resource for homebuyers, sellers and renters. Trulia is now a destination for consumers craving real estate data and local information. Trulia has raised more than $33m in Venture Capital from investors including Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners.
Prior to starting Trulia, Pete was part of the initial launch team of lastminute.com, where he spent 5 years and was responsible for Interactive Marketing and Business Development. Lastminute.com is a leading European online travel site and was acquired in 2005 for over $1Bn in cash by Travelocity/Sabre Holdings. Pete has also worked for IBM, JP Morgan, Battery Ventures and News Corp.
Pete is a frequent speaker at internet, entrepreneurship, technology and real estate conferences and is featured regularly on CNBC, FOX, Bloomberg, WSJ, NYTimes, etc. Pete is also a guest lecturer at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and teaches an annual Masterclass at Oxford's Said Business School.
Pete holds a Master's degree in Physics from the University of Oxford and his MBA from Stanford University. He was born in London and now lives in San Francisco.
Founder & CEO
|Mar 18, 2016||Tech Cocktail - Aspen Institute Announces New Class of Entrepreneurial Fellows|
|Jul 7, 2015||TechInAsia - Don’t trust real estate agents? Neither do these entrepreneurs. Here’s their solution|
|Jul 3, 2015||Startup Daily - PayPal acquires Xoom for $890 million; AffinityLive raises $2 million; GiggedIn closes $500,000 seed round - Startup Daily|
|Jun 30, 2015||Startup Daily - OpenAgent raises $6 million to improve user experience and increase brand awareness - Startup Daily|
|Jun 1, 2015||Re/code - Former CEO of Trulia Steps Down at Zillow Four Months After Acquisition|
|Apr 21, 2015||GeekWire - GeekWire Awards: Voting begins for Deal of the Year, after a blockbuster year|
|Feb 17, 2015||TechCrunch - Zillow Closes Trulia Acquisition, Cuts 350 Positions|
|Feb 17, 2015||GeekWire - Zillow closes $2.5 billion acquisition of Trulia, plans to cut 350 staffers|
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From Startup to IPO: Lessons Learned Scaling Trulia on May 10, 2016