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Anthony Rose Co-founder
Laurent Laffy Co-founder
Anthony is a technical and product visionary whose career has included 3D graphics, P2P music, internet video, social TV and online communities. Anthony’s patent portfolio includes patents for distributed online rewards, content discovery and interactive television. Anthony headed up BBC iPlayer from 2007 to 2010, taking it from pre-launch to major success story. He then co-founded social TV startup Beamly, which was acquired by Coty in 2015. After that he founded 6Tribes, a world of communities based on shared interests. 6Tribes was acquired in Q2 2016.
Anthony is also co-founder of music startup QJAM, founding investor in student social network Papped, and director of Vizrt, the leading broadcast graphics provider.
Laurent started his professional career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in Paris and Sydney and then moved to JP Morgan and UBS Warburg in London where he quickly became a highly ranked equity research professional covering the retail and consumer goods industries. He started is Venture Capital career in 1997 when he joined Arts Alliance, a London-based VC firm, which he co-led for more than 11 years and where he became managing partner. He was one of the lead investors and an active board member of Lastminute.com, Prepay Technologies, Smartjog, PropertyFinder and Kiala.
Laurent holds a BA degree from HEC and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.