Anthony David King works with ambitious people, organisations and social investors to develop innovative ventures that have a big impact on our society. Working with you to design new business models, create partnerships, raise funding and scale across regions. Anthony King started out in the music industry in 2002, marketing global artists and brands like Beyonce and MTV to 20 million fans. And discovered how investment, development and innovation played a huge role in their success. So in 2011, after working with more than 100 schools, start-ups, the government, funders and the investor community Silicon Valley, to develop new ventures, he launched Anthony David King – as a specialist in social venture innovation. Working with ambitious people, organisations and social investors to design and develop large-scale programmes and innovative venture models in education, the arts, music and tech. This work now spans more than 200 ventures across 14 cities, engaging millions of people every year.
Anthony David King has advised more than 40 innovative start-ups to design their business models and prepare for venture funding. A few were from Startup Weekend, the Seattle founded start-up incubator that brings together entrepreneurs, app developers and web designers to launch new tech start-ups over 54 hours. Anthony David King helped Startup Weekend launch the first education focused event in London, with Virgin and O2. And advised the start-up teams on how to design innovative. inclusive business models that scale and integrate well into education across Britain.
Anthony David King has helped to develop innovative education venture models and partnerships with more than 175 schools across England. Many as part of the government’s £2.6 billion extended schools investment programme. Impacting tens of thousands of pupils and changing the way education works in our country today. And now works with national charities, government and think tanks to develop innovative, inclusive models in childcare and education tech ventures that can scale across the country.
Anthony David King helps to develop and fund innovative arts ventures. One is Bound, the groundbreaking online and real-world photographic exhibition the Guardian called “Incredible.” It tells the true story about Samona Naomi Williams, a British filmmaker whose life was transformed by a rare life-changing illness and physical disability. Addressing how society views people with a disability. Bound has exhibited at 8 renowned venues in London, featured at Saatchi Art and reached an estimated 650,000 people globally. And plans to exhibit in Europe and the US from mid 2017.
Anthony David King works with innovative British music ventures that aim to develop new industry models and break ground internationally. And is also the venture innovation and funding advisor for the new innovation arm of the British Phonographic Industry – the organisation behind the Brit Awards – that represents the UK’s recorded music industry around the world. Working with them to create partnerships and joint ventures between music labels and innovative tech start-ups to scale faster, engage larger audiences and explore new revenue models.