- About Us
We will talk to Matus Maar, Managing Partner & Co Founder of Talis Capital and Executive Chairman of Pirate Studios - the world's largest network of music rehearsal studios, fully autonomous and live streaming equipped. Matus is also Co-Founder of Threads - pioneering chat-based ecommerce with unique business model.
Matus will be joined on stage by CEO & Co-Founder of Pirate Studios - David Borrie.
Talis is a private venture capital investment firm investing on behalf of a group of successful, ultra high net worth entrepreneurs.Focused on backing emerging technologies, Talis has completed over $500m worth of transactions and the stellar portfolio includes Darktrace, Onfido, iwoca, Pirate Studios, Secondhome to name just a few. Initial investments of Talis Capital typically range from $1m to $10m, with the possibility of participating in further rounds. Their investment focus lies across a number of vertical themes where technology services are disrupting traditional models including Financial Services, Regulation, Cyber, Data/IoT, Regulation & Real Estate amongst others.
As an investor Matus has led or closed over 50 private equity and venture capital deals. Matus enjoys early stage investing, working closely with the entrepreneurs. Matus represents (or did in past) Talis on various boards for companies such as Onfido, iwoca, Pirate Studios, Threads, Import.io, eporta, Narrativ, Price f(x) and others. Matus is passionate about world changing technology companies and spending time with entrepreneurs who are building them. Matus loves travelling and experiencing different cultures, he has lived in six countries and speaks five languages.
Join our talk with Matus and David to talk about their entrepreneurship experience and the future of music.
Matus is both an experienced entrepreneur and venture capital investor.
As an investor he has led or closed over 50 private equity and venture capital deals. Matus sits on 15 boards and the Advisory Board for INTER-IoT, a European Union IoT initiative.
Matus is passionate about world changing technologies and futurism. Matus loves travelling and experiencing different cultures, he has lived in six countries and speaks five languages.
David Borrie is Co-Founder of Pirate Studios – a self-service studio concept that has developed into the world’s largest network of music studios. He left his job in Banking 3 years ago to follow his passion for music and together with his business partner Mikey Hammerton, they have created a new technology platform that allows users 24/7 access to professionally equipped, low cost music studios across the UK. This new technology is now enabling bands, DJs and producers to rehearse, record and live stream direct from their studios, creating an exciting new way for all musicians to connect with their audiences.