Anthony founded Globalive in 1998 with a $25,000 small business loan from the Royal Bank of Canada after graduating from the University of Toronto Computer Engineering school in 1997. Since 1998, Globalive has founded 12 companies in the telecommunications industry, providing services to businesses and consumers as well as supplying software into the industry. Globalive has had 8 exits, 3 failures, and 1 startup, Pragmatic Conferencing, that is still co-owned. Anthony has led Globalive to raise over USD$1.5 billion in capital for Globalive businesses over the past 23 years.
In 2008 Anthony founded the wireless carrier WIND Mobile, where he served as Chairman and CEO from 2008 – 2015. WIND Mobile became Canada’s fourth largest wireless network and included over 1,500 cell sites and 300 stores nationally with over 1200 employees. WIND Mobile was acquired by Shaw Communications for USD$1.3 billion in March, 2016.
Anthony has led Globalive to raise almost CAD$2 billion in private capital to bring more competition to the telecommunications industry. Globalive Capital has invested in over 150 companies in the technology, media, and telecom industries over the past 20 years and has 109 companies currently in its venture portfolio.