John Risley Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 5
  • Portfolio
  • 3
  • Exits
  • 1
Exits

John Risley General Information

Description

Mr. John Risley serves as Angel Investor at UXP Systems. Mr. John Risley serves as Chairman at UXP Systems. John Risley is a Canadian entrepreneur with major financial interests in broadband services, pay television, emerging technology, consumer goods and fisheries. He is the deputy chairman of Cable and Wireless, a provider of quadruple play broadband services in 42 markets across the Caribbean and Latin America. He and his business partner John C. Malone, are the largest shareholders of Cable & Wireless. Risley is also a major shareholder in UXP Systems, an emerging leader in user management systems for cable & telecommunications providers. Risley is active in Canadian business policy and charitable affairs, sitting on the Board of a number of charitable organizations. He is Chair of Futurpreneur Canada (a national platform to support young entrepreneurs) and co-Chair of the Capital Campaign for the Nature Conservancy. He regularly engages in public policy debate, is Chairman of the Atlantic Institute of Market Studies, a member of the World President's Organization, The Chief Executives Organization and is a director of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. He is also a graduate of Harvard University's President's Program in Leadership. He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada - Canada's Highest Civilian Honor - in 1997. He has received numerous awards, including Atlantic Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year and a Canada Award for Business Excellence in Entrepreneurship. He also serves as Advisor at Harbr.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 1505 Barrington Street
  • Suite 237-238
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K5
  • Canada
+1 (844) 000-0000

John Risley Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Harbr 28-Aug-2018 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000000 20-Feb-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000000 01-Jan-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
UXP Systems 30-Aug-2016 Angel (individual) 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
UXP Systems 10-Apr-2015 Angel (individual) Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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John Risley Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000 0000000 27-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 0000
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John Risley Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Risley Angel Investor 0 Halifax, Canada
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John Risley Co-Investors (25)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Innovacorp 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Acequia Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alpine Meridian 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Killick Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
LaunchCapital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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