Overview

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Primary Role
Founder @
Investments
2 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Nelson
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Person Details

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Sam started his career at Deloitte Consulting and is best known for founding online auction website Trade Me which, in 2006, sold for $NZ750 million. Sam also built a successful online dating and friend reuniting businesses in New Zealand, Australia and Canada.

Sam is an active investor and philanthropist. Sam's holdings include a number of other successful web businesses including Visfleet and Sonar6.

Jobs (5)

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Founder

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non-exec director

Past
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2008
Founder

Board & Advisor Roles (1)

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  • Chairman of vWork, Founder of Trademe

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2014$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$16.6M / VenturePersonal Investment

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