Jellyfish Co-Founder joins as advisor and investor has announced that Rob Pierre, the co-founder and former CEO of Jellyfish, has joined the company as an advisor and investor.

This online platform, established by Deirdre Mc Gettrick and Ray Wright, aims to streamline the search for home furniture and furnishings by consolidating offerings from multiple retailers into one user-friendly website. Featuring over 100 retailers, including prominent names like John Lewis, Wayfair, Heal’s, Benson for Beds, Dunelm, OKA, and others, has seen rapid growth.

Since its inception in late 2020, has successfully raised over £5 million, attracting investments from notable figures such as Rosaleen Blair, Founder and Chair of Alexander Mann Solutions, and Tony Smurfit, CEO of Smurfit Kappa Group. With the objective of becoming the UK's premier home furnishing platform, the company is now fortifying its advisory board in anticipation of an investment round planned for 2024. Pierre's addition to the advisory board brings valuable media expertise to Alongside his advisory role, he is contributing £500,000 of capital to the business.

Pierre notes, “After meeting Deirdre and Ray, I felt they were creating something incredibly innovative that will change and enhance the way in which people furnish their homes. I’ve always been excited about innovation and absolutely solves a major consumer problem. This is a particularly interesting time in the market for digital businesses who can lean into a rapidly growing retail media space.”

Pierre is one of the UK’s most successful media entrepreneurs. He co-founded Jellyfish in 2005 and as Chief Executive grew the business from scratch to 38 offices worldwide employing more than 2,000 people. In June of 2023, Pierre completed the sale of Jellyfish to The Brandtech Group.

Commenting on Pierre’s investment and advisory appointment to, Deirdre Mc Gettrick explained “Rob Pierre is a media visionary, he is an entrepreneur and creative talent with a deep understanding of consumer behaviour, media markets and value creation. Above all, Rob is a passionate problem solver and loves creating and scaling solutions that solve problems.”

Mc Gettrick goes on to explain the philosophy of is to always work with the best brains in the market, “if you want to be the best, you’ve got to work with the best and, I’m really excited about working with Rob to take to the next level in our growth journey”.

Upon joining Rob Pierre said, “I am delighted to be investing in and joining The business has achieved so much already and I’m really looking forward to working with Deirdre and the team to help it reach its full potential.”