Car fanatic cashes-in: Blog started by a 21-year-old that grew into the
Car Advice website sells for $35million
The CarAdvice website started as a car blog in 2006 by a 21-year-old
Alborz Fallah started it in his parents' Brisbane home and it became a site
Now the website has an annual turnover of $15m and has about 40 staff
Channel Nine acquired a majority stake after making an offer of $35m
The 21-year-old was just nine when he came from Iran to Australia
By Tanya li - For Daily Mail in Australua
The CarAdvice website, which was obtained by Channel Nine for $35 million on Thursday, came from humble beginnings.
When Alborz Fallah started a car blog a decade ago at 21 in the spare bedroom of his parents' Brisbane home, little did he know it would grow into a website with an annual turnover of about $15 million.
Nine Digital acquired a majority stake in the website after making an offer to shareholders who voted to accept the offer in a meeting in Sydney, news.com.aureported.