Tony Askew
Founder Partner
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Tony has over twenty five years experience of building and financing digital media and technology businesses. He was a founding partner of REV in 2000 and focuses on digital media, Internet and big data & technology investments.

Previously Tony was at SOFTBANK/ News Corporation’s European joint venture fund, eVentures. Prior to this Tony was a Partner in the media and telecoms practice of Arthur Andersen. Before this Tony was a founder member of the mobile internet group at Cellnet (now O2) and an executive with Random House responsible for digital ventures. Tony started his career with PriceWaterhouse in London.

Tony actively serves on the boards of Agworld, Babbel, CreativeLive, Tigertext and Treato. Previously, Tony served as a board director with Babylon (public: TASE), Siperian (acquired by Informatica), Partminer (acquired by IHS), iPhrase (acquired by IBM), Intraspect (acquired by Vignette), and SRD (acquired by IBM) and as a board observer with AllBusiness.com (acquired by Dun and Bradstreet), Business.com (acquired by RH Donnelly) and Netli (acquired by Akamai). He is also an active investor in Palantir, Talix, Recorded Future, Intelligize, Sentrian, Ycharts and Seedcamp.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Royal Holloway College, London.

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