About

Anthony Lacavera is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist. He grew up in a small town in Ontario, Canada near the U.S. border with his parents and sister. He is most known for taking on the Canadian wireless giants with his company WIND Mobile, which he sold for USD$1.3 billion.

A passionate and dedicated business leader, Anthony started his first company fresh out of university with a small loan from the Royal Bank of Canada. Since then, he has founded and sold several companies across North America. In 1998 Anthony founded Globalive where he serves as Chairman. The company has quickly become recognized as a leader in successfully accelerating early stage businesses. Globalive has an international footprint with over 100 investments to date in a range of companies from the technology, media, and telecom industries.

His bold book, How We Can Win: and what happens to us and our country if we don’t, was named an Indigo Top 10 Best Business Books for 2017. Anthony regularly appears on television and radio for media outlets such as Bloomberg TV, BBC, CBC and Sky News Business.

 Anthony shares his business expertise and insight as a renowned speaker on artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and the telecommunications industry with audiences around the world.

As a mentor and investor, he is heavily involved in accelerators and incubators, including MaRS, Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), NEXT Canada and the DMZ at Ryerson University. Anthony has done business in more than thirty countries, ranging from producing plays on Broadway to raising almost CAD$2 billion in private capital.

Change and innovate
the world for the better
and celebrate your successes