Steve is an award-winning entrepreneur. In the last two decades, he has built profitable companies throughout Asia and Europe.
He co-founded PropertyGuru.com.sg due to his personal frustrations at trying to find a new home in 2006. Since then, he – together with his ‘Gurus’ – has developed the business into Asia’s leading online property group, with its solutions extending beyond property search portals to cover property-related publications, events, awards, project marketing solutions and more. Today, PropertyGuru has a presence in nine countries, and its 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.
To view Steve’s detailed profile, click on: https://sg.linkedin.com/in/stevemel