As Co-Founder and Group CEO of Catcha Group, Patrick Grove is recognised as one of the leading entrepreneurs in the Asia Pacific region. Over the last nineteen 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 Chairman of Catcha Group’s newest business, iflix, the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service for emerging markets. In 2017 alone, iflix raised USD$220mil for its local content strategy bringing it to a total of USD$303mil in funds raised. He is additionally Co-Founder and Director of iCar Asia (ASX: ICQ) and 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 has also been included on Forbes Malaysia 50 Richest list and the BRW Rich 200 list. Patrick is passionate about the Internet, driven by digital media opportunities and committed to making such businesses work.