Jesper Buch is an angel investor. He has founded, co-founded, and invested in several startups.
Buch founded just.eat.com of Just Eat in 2000; just-eat.co.uk. in 2005; and also the group’s sites in Holland, Iceland, Sweden, and Ireland. He co-founded Miinto Group in 2009. From 2009 he co-founded and invested in different internet-based companies in Denmark.
In September 2012, Buch 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 it went #1 on iTunes in DK as well as top 5 in several book stores.
In February 2013, Buch was the most searched for top leader on the web in Denmark.
In March 2013 Buch was selected as "Young Global Leader 2013" by World Economic Forum.
Buch and his portfolio have been directly or indirectly involved in 7 Series A fundings, 2 series B funding and, one Series C funding.
Buch was awarded the Pioneer Award 2014 for his work with internet companies in Denmark. He won the “Investor Of the Year” award in Denmark and investor of the year as well as the peoples’ choice award in Scandinavia at Nordic Startup Awards in 2014.
Jesper Buch was born on August 30, 1975.
Board & Advisor Roles (8)Update
|Sep, 2015||Firtal Group||$500k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2015||Fishtrip||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2014||Plecto||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2014||Fitbay||$400k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2013||GoMore||$500k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2012||Autobutler||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Mar 20, 2016||Øresundstartups - Drinkster changes ownership|
|Nov 2, 2015||Nordic Web - Investments, acquisitions and top stories for Nordic startups from October|
|Oct 30, 2015||Webrazzi - Fishtrip emerges as portal for booking fishing trips in Denmark|
|Jun 1, 2015||TechCrunch - IFood Raises $50 Million From Movile And Just Eat For Food Delivery|
|Jun 1, 2015||LAVCA News - IFood Raises US$50m From Movile And Just Eat For Food Delivery|
|Nov 26, 2014||Venture Beat - Six hot startups in cool Copenhagen|
|Oct 30, 2014||Webrazzi - Danish carpooling and P2P rental service GoMore tops 200K users|
|Jun 12, 2014||Webrazzi - Fitbay raises $2 million from Steadfast Venture Capital and Creandum|