Globalive Technology Partners is a new company working to disrupt traditional industries by using leading edge technology: artificial intelligence, internet of things, and blockchain technology. This is about transitioning the traditional economy into the new economy.
We are looking for companies and industries with significant potential for disintermediation – we want to cut out the middleman – and then making strategic investments and establishing partnerships. Together, we will develop software and hardware technology stacks designed to commercialize machine intelligence and blockchain technology.
Led by CEO Anthony Lacavera and a senior leadership team with extensive blockchain, technology and investment expertise, our competitive advantage is built on the proven track record of our founding partners in sectors ripe for disruption.
Globalive Capital has a 20-year history of funding successful startups, including the founding or co-founding of 12 companies. Globalive founded WIND Mobile and sold it to Shaw for $1.6B in 2015.
The founders of Mundo Inc. have made over 100 investments in technology companies and have had many successful private and public exits.
VRG Capital is a Private Equity firm specializing in long-term permanent investing and partnering with its entrepreneurial management teams. VRG’s portfolio companies have raised in excess of $1B in equity and debt.
Our Strategy Towards Blockchain
Leveraging our experience, relationships and expertise
Innovate, build, and operate new business models in existing industries and markets which can be exploited by leading edge blockchain strategy and machine learning.
Create entirely new industries leveraging the secure open-source distributed architecture of blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies.
Improve existing business models to make our corporate partners best in class and build and work on industry consolidation opportunities.
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Globalive Technology Leadership
Founder, Chairman, CEO
Anthony Lacavera is the Chairman and Founder of Globalive Capital, a Toronto-based investment company focusing on the telecommunications and technology sectors. Globalive Capital has made over 100 venture and private equity investments over the past 15 years. Anthony is involved in numerous accelerator and incubator programs including the Ryerson DMZ, Next Canada, the Entrepreneurship Hatchery, the Creative Destruction Lab, and MaRS Discovery District.
Eric So has spent over 15 years advising both public and private companies. He is the Chairman of Hyperblock Technologies Corp., a diversified blockchain security (cryptocurrency mining) technology company. He has most recently served on the executive committee for Mundo Inc. where he led business and corporate development.
Simon Lockie has close to 20 years of experience as legal counsel, business adviser and investor. As the Chief Legal Officer of the Globalive group of companies, Simon is Globalive’s lead on all legal and regulatory matters, and has structured and implemented hundreds of complex and simple investments and exits. He also served on the board of WIND Mobile and as its Chief Regulatory Officer, he was responsible for the overall direction and execution of WIND’s regulatory strategies, government affairs, antitrust matters and carrier relations.
Chief Financial Officer
Brock Bundy has 20 years of success leading teams in initiating, structuring, financial engineering and monetizing private equity investments. He is an Investment Committee member of Integrated Asset Management (IAM), which manages $1.6 Billion of AUM. Mr. Bundy has lived and operated in North America and Asia specializing in both capital markets and corporate banking. He has led the closing of more than 40 complex transactions in both the public and private markets.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Nirenberski spent 23 years in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on technology prior to returning to Toronto in 2015. He began his technology career in financial planning at Intel in 1992 and subsequently held research analyst positions with Montgomery Securities, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Nirenberski ran technology research teams for multibillion hedge funds Pequot Capital Management and Seasons Capital Management. He also co-founded Mosaic Asset Management, which capitalized on the bursting of the technology bubble to produce a 78.9% return from mid 2000 through early 2006 versus -52.7% for its Nasdaq benchmark. Mr. Nirenberski has a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and is a CFA holder. Mr. Nirenberski served as President of the PTA in the Reed Union School District in Tiburon, CA and Chairman of the Vestry Board of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Belvedere, CA.
Our Goal is Simple:
We will be the first to commercialize blockchain technology across a number of industries, solving real-world problems using 21st century technology.
We would love to hear more about your business and how we can partner with you.