Property rental website University Cribs has chosen David Murray-Hundley as its new chairman before it enters its second round of seed funding.
Murray-Hundley, who previously worked at ecommerce company Commerce One, joins as chairman, while Partidge joins the board as a strategic adviser.
Roja Buck, previously head of technology at Just Eat and current chief technical officer at Riverford Organic Farmers, also joins as technical adviser.
University Cribs founder Jack Jenkins said: "David sat on the judging panel when we initially pitched to be a part of the Digital Dozen accelerator. We were looking towards our next seed funding round after a promising year, and I think he took a shine to us.
"David subsequently mentored us on a one-to-one basis over the following six months on the programme. As a start-up looking to scale-up, we were facing some serious strategic business decisions during that time. His experience proved invaluable in helping us make them.
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