Co-founder & Group CEO - Patrick Grove
As Group CEO, Chairman and major shareholder of Catcha Group, Patrick Grove is recognised as one of the leading entrepreneurs in the Asia Pacific region. Over the last thirteen years he founded and took five companies from start-up to IPO, recently selling one of those companies, iProperty Group in a transaction valued in excess of US$534m. The iProperty Group sale was one of the largest Internet exits in ASEAN history.
He is co-founder and a director of iProperty Group, as well as Rev Asia (REV:MK), one of Southeast Asia's leading digital media groups and iCar Asia (ASX: ICQ). He is co-founder and chairman of Catcha Group's newest business, iflix, the world's leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service for emerging markets. He is additionally co-founder of Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX: FDV), a leading operator of online classified businesses in frontier markets.
Over the last decade, Patrick has been independently and widely recognised with numerous international awards, including: Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum; New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum; Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore; Asia's Best Young Entrepreneur by Bloomberg Business.
Patrick is passionate about the Internet, driven by digital media opportunity and committed to making such businesses work.
co-founder & Executive Director - Luke Elliott
As Executive Director, Luke Elliott specialises in developing fast-moving Internet businesses, monetising media assets and executing corporate transactions. Over the last thirteen years, Luke has completed over 50 capital raisings, corporate exercises, acquisitions, mergers and public listings for the Group.
Luke graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from University of Sydney, Australia. He is responsible for the corporate finance activities of our Group and takes a strong interest in rapid turnaround and acceleration of our investee companies in the immediate stages of post-investment, typically managing the transition and step-change from early stage startup to well-funded, budding successful business. Luke is a co-founder and director of iBursa Malaysia-listed REV Asia Berhad (REV:MK) as well as iProperty Group and iflix. He is additionally co-founder of iCar Asia (ASX:ICQ) and Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX: FDV), a leading operator of online classified businesses in frontier markets.
Luke is passionate about moving faster and smarter than anyone else in order to win.