Marc Lyne

Marc Lyne is co-founder of, a free directory that anyone can edit. Follow Marc on Twitter: Marc has an extensive directory industry background, having put Scoot (formerly Freepages) on to the web in 1995, rolled out to Belgium, Holland and France and then sold Scoot UK to BT. Marc spent 4 years as the CTO of BT Directories, added the classified business directory to the BT PhoneBook, directory enquiries and Marc then headed up a social networking, file sharing, user generated content start-up for a group of investors, and then left in February 2008 to start—sometimes described as Wikipedia meets Yellow Pages— which is enjoying rapid growth worldwide.

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