Anthony founded Globalive in 1998 with a $25,000 small business loan from the Royal Bank of Canada. The company created software to help hotels and hospitals reduce their telecommunications services costs and was launched under the Canopco name.
In 2000 Anthony co-founded Enunciate Conferencing, which was acquired in 2006 by Premier Global Services (NYSE: PGI) for CAD$30 million. In 2008 Anthony founded the wireless carrier WIND Mobile, where he served as Chairman and CEO from 2008 – 2015. WIND Mobile was acquired by Shaw Communications for USD$1.3 billion in December, 2015. Under Anthony’s leadership WIND Mobile became Canada’s fourth largest wireless network and included over 1,500 cell sites and 300 stores nationally with over 1200 employees.
Anthony has led Globalive to raise almost CAD$2 billion in private capital to bring more competition to the telecommunications industry. Since 1998, Globalive has founded, co-founded, seeded, financed, operated, and divested 12 companies. Globalive Capital has invested in 95 companies in the technology, media, and telecom industries over the past 15 years and has 45 companies currently in its venture portfolio.