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Founding Advisors

Peter Read

Technology, Entertainment

Peter loves working with talented entrepreneurs, as an angel investor and/or advisor in digital media and entertainment companies: 4INFO, Adjust Your Set, Comedy.com, Digivate, Eyeclick, Fandango, Fizzback, InGrooves, JustGiving, Knitting Factory, LivePlanet, Metacafe, MindCandy, Mippin/Refresh Mobile, MoviePilot, Music Nation, MyHeritage, ReturnPath, Rightster, RjDj, RootMusic, Shopwiki, Slingshot, Songkick, Techlightenment, The Astrologer, uberVU, Umee, Weeworld, etc; and alongside top tier investors: Accel, AlleyCorp, Balderton, Benchmark, Greylock, Index, Seedcamp, SVAngel, TAG, UnionSquare, Venrock, Walden, White Bear Yard, etc.

Peter was previously an advisor and/or director with Neven Vision (acquired by Google), Saynow (acquired by Google), Launch Music (acquired by Yahoo), LoveFilm (acquired by Amazon), Skype (acquired by eBay), Mobix Interactive (acquired by Seachange), Kindo (acquired by MyHeritage), Playahead (acquired by Modern Times Group), HSX (acquired by Cantor Fitzgerald), H2G2 (acquired by the BBC), iFilm (acquired by MTV), and Meevee (acquired by eUniverse).

Peter is MD of Entertainment Insights Limited and was previously President of Nielsen Entertainment in Los Angeles.

Peter is a Director of Bioss, a Governor at Beaconsfield High School, an Advisor to Oxfam and Sport England, and a voting member of BAFTA. He was an Associate Producer on Rabbit Fever and an (uncredited) actor in Flyin' Ryan which both received some of the worst reviews in movie history.

Highlights: Managing Director of Entertainment Insights Limited; Former Co-Founder of Music Nation; Former Advisor of LOVEFiLM, Skype

Board Experience: 4INFO, Adjust Your Set, Comedy.com, Digivate, Eyeclick, Fandango, MoviePilot, Music Nation, MyHeritage, ReturnPath, RjDj, RootMusic, Shopwiki, Techlightenment, The Astrologer, uberVU, Umee, Weeworld, AlleyCorp

Location: London, United Kingdom