Wed, Jan 17|
Fabrice Grinda - Founder of FJ Labs
Meet Fabrice Grinda, #1 Angel Investor with 300+ exits. From OLX CEO to co-founding FJ Labs, he's shaped tech giants like Alibaba. Dive into his journey from Aucland to global impact in this episode.
Time & Location
Jan 17, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
About The Event
Join our host Alejandro Garcia -Amaya and the Techstars alumni tech founder community at this Web Series conversation with our special guest Fabrice Grinda.
Fabrice Grinda is among the world’s leading Internet entrepreneurs and investors. He has over 300 exits on 1000 angel investments. Fabrice has served as CEO for three multinational companies and has an impressive track record as an early investor in Alibaba, Coupang, Airbnb, Instacart, Flexport, Delivery Hero, and many more. Fabrice is currently Founding Partner at venture fund FJ Labs, which he cofounded with business partner Jose Marin. Fabrice was named the #1 Angel Investor in the world by Forbes.
Prior to FJ Labs, Fabrice was co-Founder and co-CEO of OLX, one of the largest websites in the world with over 300 million unique visitors per month. The company operates in 30 countries and has over 10,000 employees. OLX is the largest classifieds site in Russia, Brazil, India, Pakistan, Poland, Ukraine, Romania, Portugal and many other markets.
Prior to OLX, he was the CEO and founder of Zingy, a mobile content company, which he grew to over $200 million in annual revenues and profitability in 4 years.
Fabrice started his entrepreneurial journey in 1998, at 23, when he founded and was CEO of Aucland. Soon after, Aucland grew into one of the largest auction sites in Europe.
Before his entrepreneurial endeavors, Fabrice worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company.
Fabrice holds a BA in Economics from Princeton University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1996, and was awarded the Halbert White prize, given to the most distinguished economics student, as well as The Wolfe Balleisen memorial prize, awarded for best thesis. In his free time, Fabrice likes to travel the world, kitesurf, play tennis, and blog about his personal and professional life at www.fabricegrinda.com.