Top 10 angel Investors to watch in 2021
Number of investments: 245
Capital in: spotflux, eve Sleep, ecomom, Zesty, Xango.com, WiseStamp
Named the number one Angel Investor globally by Forbes, French entrepreneur is classed as a ‘super angel’ with more than 240 investments around the world, including Alibaba Group, Airbnb, Beepi, FanDuel, Palantir, and Windeln. Grinda also has served as CEO for three multinational companies and is currently running the startup studio and venture fund FJ Labs, which he co-founded with business partner Jose Marin.
Before FJ Labs, Fabrice co-founded OLX, one of the largest classified websites in the world with over 300 million unique visitors per month. The company operates in 30 countries and has over 5,000 employees. OLX operates in India, Brazil, Pakistan, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Portugal and several other emerging markets.
A technology fan, Grinda believes mobile and smartphone advances have changed the world. He says, “The most important impact on society and the world is the cell phone. Cell phones have actually been one of the primary drivers in productivity improvements.”