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  2. About OLX

    OLX is an internet company based in New York, NY and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The OLX website hosts free user-generated classified advertisements for urban communities around the world and provides discussion forums sorted by various topics.

    OLX gained prominence upon announcing a partnersip with Friendster, the popular social networking website. The story was covered by dozens of media publications, including the New York Times, and was a topic of debate among bloggers.

    The company was co-founded in March 2006 by Internet entrepreneurs Fabrice Grinda and Alec Oxenford. Fabrice previously founded Zingy[http://www.zingy.com], a mobile ringtones company that sold to For-Side for $80 million in May 2004. Alec previously founded DeRemate[http://www.deremate.com], a leading online auction website in Latin America. DeRemate sold to MercadoLibre.com, an eBay affiliate, in November 2005. Alec is also a member of the World Economic Forum's List of Young Global Leaders.

  3. Quotes about OLX

    1. We are strong believers in the future of free online classifieds around the world and think that the OLX team is one of the best teams to execute this vision.
      Suvir Sujan in Classifieds Firm OLX Raises $5 Million From Nexus India Capital
    2. In the past three years, OLX has grown to 125 employees, launched in 87 countries in 39 languages, completed four acquisitions, including the purchase of Mundoanuncio, made an investment in Edeng and signed major partnership agreements to run classifieds for third parties such as Friendster.
      Fabrice Grinda in OLX Adds $5 Million
    3. We strongly believe that free online classifieds around the world has a good future and think that the OLX team is one of the best teams to execute this vision.
      Suvir Sujan in OLX raises $5 Million from Nexus India Capital