Former Rightmove Chairman Scott Forbes Joins movebubble

October 14, 2020
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Former Rightmove Chairman Scott Forbes has joined the board of directors of lettings platform MoveBubble, a company looking to fully digitise rentals in major UK cities via its mobile app. Founded in 2014, to date movebubble, which targets the build-to-rent sector to source inventory, has had 750,000 downloads of its app and has reported 152% growth year on year growth for the past 12 months on its website.

Forbes was ousted as Chairman of Rightmove in March amid shareholder concerns around his other corporate commitments. The former Rightmove man will bring movebubble’s management undoubted experience and a wealth of industry contacts including from his other directorships at two London property management companies. The ambitious app-based firm currently covers London and Manchester and has raised some £3 million.

October 14, 2020
Edmund got to know the world of portals and marketplaces working at Mitula Group (which became Lifull Connect after the buyout in 2018). He worked directly with hundreds of portals across the world in his role in the content department for three and a half years before transferring to the SEO department to understand the inner workings of listings sites. He joined Online Marketplaces as Head of Content in March 2020.

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