What is Xavier Niel's net worth? Xavier Niel's net worth is $10.3 billion dollars. Born in France, Xavier Niel began his professional career in technology while still in high school, and sold his first technology company, Minitel, an online sex chat site, when he was only nineteen. He then invested in France's first internet provider, World-Net. From there, he created an extremely lucrative reverse directory service for the French company, Iliad, and then launched his own internet service provider, named, Free. In addition to offering the lowest internet service prices, Free was also the first company to offer a triple-play multi-service box in France. With the wealth from both Free, and his 63% stake in Iliad, Mr. Niel launched Kima Ventures, an angel investor company that has invested in over 130 companies since its founding in 2010. Xavier Niel is one of the richest internet entrepreneurs in the world!
Xavier Niel is a French entrepreneur and businessman, active in the telecommunications and technology industry and best known as founder and majority shareholder of the French Internet service provider Iliad trading under the Free brand. He is also co-owner of the newspaper ...
Date of Birth
- August 25, 1967
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Xavier Niel And Tony Fadell Playing Swords At 42 ...Xavier Niel (Iliad) and Tony Fadell (Apple, Netst) are playing swords at french computer science ...