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|Headquarters||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Key people||Alejandro Oxenford (CEO and co-founder)
Fabrice Grinda (co-founder)
|Employees||approx. 400|
OLX is an internet company based in New York City and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The OLX website hosts free user-generated classified advertisements for urban communities around the world and provides discussion forums sorted by various topics.
OLX gained prominence upon announcing a partnership with Friendster, the social networking website. The story was covered by dozens of media publications, including the New York Times, and was a topic of debate among bloggers.
The company was co-founded in March 2006 by Internet entrepreneurs Fabrice Grinda and A.C.F. Oxenford. The company is privately held.
As of January 2011, OLX is available in 96 countries and 45 languages.
In August 2012 , OLX was named Finalist in Lead411's New York City Hot 125.
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