New beginning for

2014-11-26 18:00

Consumer advocacy website has been sold for an undisclosed amount.

“The website has been acquired by a consortium of South African and global entrepreneurs, all with a highly proven track record in the global marketing and online arena,” said the company today.

The new shareholders include Founder Collective, a venture capital firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the US and co-founded by David Frankel.

Alon Rom, former shareholder and director of restaurant delivery service, Mr Delivery, and shareholder of, has been appointed as the new chief executive from December 1.

Rom replaces founder Peter Cheales, who recently announced his exit from the business. The rest of the team remained in place, said the company.

“We are thrilled to be backing Alon who brings a proven track record of building businesses that put the customer ahead of everything else,” said Frankel today.

“This felt like a very good fit for We have great respect for what has been achieved to date and know that Alon and team can take the company to a new level.”

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