Founder and CEO of Flutter.com, which merged and became Betfair. Betfair is the leading exchange betting site in the world, doing over $100B in bets per year and public on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:BET).
With Jack Herrick, bought eHow in 2004, which was comatose, and brought it to life as a great educational resource. Sold it in 2006 to focus on wikiHow, which is now the best how-to information site in the world, and second largest wiki after Wikipedia. All credit to Jack.
Learning to be a great venture capitalist. Five years in, and a long way from figuring it all out. But 100% reference-able as a great partner to entrepreneurs.
“One of the smartest VCs you'll ever meet. Has done it before as CEO, will help operationally if asked, but is never intrusive. Highly recommendable.”
Founder of a company Josh Hannah took an intro to
“Quick, professional response. Not in his Geographic coverage, but got back to us lightning fast.”
Founder of a company Josh Hannah invested in
“In my mind, Josh is THE best VC in Silicon Valley. Period. Why? He combines incredible intelligence with the operational experience from not just one massive entrepreneurial success, but two: Betfair and eHow. When you toss in his good sense of humor, uncanny knack for money making ideas, and great connections, he is incomparable.”