Zoopla founder raises £30 million for auto portal by Cila Warncke in Automotive, Financials / Deals 03 Dec 2018 Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman has raised £30 million (£38.4 million U.S.) to launch an auto portal called Cazoo. The round was led by Stride Capital, with backing from DMGT, Octopus Ventures, Entree Capital and Delin Capital.This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Alex ChestermanCazooDelin CapitalDMGYEntree CapitalFred Destinoctopus venturesStride Capitalzoopla Cila Warncke Cila joined AIM Group in 2014 as writer/analyst for Spain. An Anglo-American living in Ibiza, she brings extensive international writing and consulting experience to the role. Educated at University of Pennsylvania (BA) and Glasgow University (MLitt), she has worked for wide range of consumer and B2B publications and companies in Europe and the USA, writing on topics ranging from marketing to travel to music to ultra-marathoning. She uses her writing, research and analytical skills to help clients tell their stories, grow their business, reach new audiences, build loyalty and exploit new media channels. Cila is also an award-winning essayist, creative writer and founder of Creative Writing Ibiza.