Michael Bruce (entrepreneur)
|Born||June 1973 (age 45)|
|Residence||Orange County, California, US|
|Known for||Co-founder and CEO of Purplebricks|
After studying Law in Southampton, Bruce embarked upon a legal career before purchasing Midlands estate agent Burchell Edwards with his brother Kenny in 2006, eventually selling it to Connells in 2011.
Together with his brother they would go on to found Purplebricks in 2012, with the company floating on the Alternative Investment Market in December 2015 for $300m and has increased in value to over $1billion. Purplebricks has launched in the UK, Australia and the US and raised £100m from Axel Springer.
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