Malcolm Myers is a marketplaces advisor, who has spent the last 15 years buying, selling, and raising capital for online marketplaces. He started his marketplaces career as Head of M&A at Prosus/Naspers, and then founded European Internet Ventures in 2010. Clients have included major strategic players such as Scout24 Group and Ringier, the large PE funds and Investment Banks, and about one hundred start ups seeking to raise capital or looking for new investors. EIV’s work spans 6 continents, early and later stage businesses, and marketplace verticals including automotive, property, jobs, groceries, pre-owned fashion and collectibles.
Back to the Future of Classifieds and Marketplaces
With over a decade’s experience in M&A and capital raising for online marketplaces and online classifieds businesses, Malcolm Myers has seen it all.
In February 2020, just before the CoVid pandemic, Malcolm Myers made some bold predictions as to what was likely to occur in the marketplace landscape. Three years later he is back to reflect on how those predictions went and how much progress classifieds players have made in getting into the transaction.