William Reeve is a serial entrepreneur and business angel based in London. He serves as non-executive Director for a variety of high-growth businesses including DealChecker.co.uk, Graze, iAnnounce, True Knowledge, and Zoopla.
William co-founded Fletcher Research in 1997, which rapidly became the UK's leading internet research business. He sold it to Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR) in 1999.
William co-founded ScreenSelect in 2003. ScreenSelect grew rapidly and took over a variety of other businesses, before rebranding as LOVEFiLM.com in 2006. LOVEFiLM.com is now the leading international online film rental business. It is backed by Amazon.com, Arts Alliance, Balderton Capital, DFJ Esprit, and Index Ventures.
Head of Operations
2012 - Current (over 4 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|Jun, 2016||Smart Pension||£3.3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|May, 2014||Satago||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2014||SportPursuit||£5M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2013||Uniplaces||£720k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||Uniplaces||€200k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2012||SportPursuit||$2.3M / Venture||Personal Investment|
M.Eng, Engineering, Economics & Management1995
|Oct 17, 2014||TechCrunch - Octopus Ventures De-Cloaks — Reveals Its ‘Evergreen’ £60m Early Stage Fund|
|May 14, 2014||TechCrunch - Satago Secures $1M To Boost Its Automated Credit Control For SMEs|
|Feb 11, 2014||FinSMEs - SportPursuit Raises £5M|
|Feb 9, 2014||TechCrunch - SportPursuit, A Flash Sales Site For Sporty Types, Raises £5M Series B For European Expansion|
|Nov 11, 2013||FinSMEs - FinSMEs|
|May 9, 2013||The Next Web - Obituary Portal Legacy.com Acquires its UK Rival iAnnounce|
|Sep 19, 2012||London Loves Business - Interview: Alex 'Zoopla' Chesterman: "I will keep no stone unturned to be number one"|
|Jul 9, 2012||Gigaom - Playfire gamers’ site merging with e-tailer Green Man Gaming|