Tony de Nazareth
CEO at Crowd for Angels and Director at EC Capital, FreeUK and NinetyTen
A director of several companies in the finance and social media sectors, Tony has more than 30 years' experience in investment banking, finance and venture capital.
Tony is the founder and CEO of Crowd for Angels, the first regulated crowd funding platform for equity and debt funding for both private and public companies.
Having worked as an investment banking executive in London, Luxembourg, Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands, Tony joined the Arab International Trust Company Ltd, where he helped to establish their financing and venture capital business. In 1999 he founded EC Capital, an independent corporate finance company specialising in the smaller quoted sector throughout Europe, and continues to be a director. He is also a director of FreeUK Internet, and social networking provider NinetyTen.
Tony has considerable experience of convertible loans, private investment in public entities (PIPEs) and corporate finance. He is the developer of financing instruments termed the 'Headstart Committed Share Finance Facility' and the 'Headstart Convertible Loan Facility' for Headstart Funds. Tony completed his Westminster Business School MBA in 1994; he is a Member of the Association of MBAs, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.