Indeed founder on successful monetisation and making a business strategy

Paul Forster is best known as one of the founders of Indeed, the largest job site in the world. He also has a substantial background as an Angel Investor, with successful involvement in a couple dozen projects across multiple technology sectors. In this episode, Paul takes us through the process of founding and funding Indeed. He defines his key features required to be a good investor, and how entrepreneurs should best create a strategy for their businesses before seeking investors.

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Mr. Paul Forster Co-Founded Indeed, Inc. and serves as its Senior Advisor. Indeed is the number one job site worldwide, with over 100 million unique visitors and 3 billion searches per month. Mr. Forster has over ten years’ professional experience in finance, both in industry and financial institutions, including International Finance Corporation. Mr. Forster Co-Founded Jobsinthemoney (NKA eFinancialCareers, Inc.) and served as an Investment Manager of the International Finance Corporation, and Manager of Anglo American Corporation . He has an MBA from INSEAD, MSc from Oxford University and MA from Cambridge University. He invests in early stage tech companies with ambitious founders, focused products, and market opportunities he understands. A notable exit of his portfolio was Twizoo, which was acquired by Skyscanner.

Produced by Mark Cotton, Twitter.

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