Industry names launch Adzuna

25 Jul 2011
News of another job aggregator in the U.K. wouldn't normally attract much attention but when its founders are Doug Monro, ex COO of Zoopla and Andrew Hunter, one-time Head of Marketing at Gumtree then the industry takes note. Certainly it has been enough to open the eyes and wallets of investors with Passion Capital already providing £300,000 for the startup, called

Steve Shipside

Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.