First StartupGrind Event of 2017: Steve Melhuish of PropertyGuru
We’re mighty pleased to be part of Startup Grind and work hard to bring great speakers to share experiences and with budding entrepreneurs and startups, and event spaces to host the speaker and crowds.
We usher the Year of the Rooster with our first speaker, Steve Melhuish, co-founder of PropertyGuru. Steve will be sharing with us his journey as co-founder and the goals and challenges a successful startup can face.
Steve is an award-winning entrepreneur, who has spent the last two decades building profitable companies throughout Asia and Europe. He co-founded PropertyGuru.com.sg in 2006. Since then, he has developed the business into Asia’s leading online property group, with a presence in nine countries. Today, PropertyGuru Group’s portals are used by more than 16 million property seekers – every month!
Prior to PropertyGuru, Steve was the CEO of an Asian social network firm. Previously, he served as an advisor to digital media and venture capital firms and start-ups in Asia and Europe including Skype, AOL, Virgin Media, Vodafone, Extreme Media, iPass and Ariadne Capital. Steve also led global teams and a US$500 million turnover business unit for Cable & Wireless.
In 2007, Steve was awarded the Spirit of Enterprise Award, in recognition of his contributions to entrepreneurship in Singapore. He has also helped PropertyGuru secure many industry awards including Hitwise #1, CNBC World’s Best Property Portal, SVCA Best Performing VC Backed Firm, SiTF Best E-Enterprise and SiTF Best Mobile Application.
Steve has invested in 4 digital media firms and is passionate about Asia Digital.
Early bird tickets have sold out in record time. Here’s still a chance to book your tickets!