David Glick is the founder of Edge Investments and is renowned as one of the creative industries’ pre-eminent dealmakers.
David is an experienced venture capital investor in the creative industries sector who has been involved in investment in, mentoring of, and the sale and purchase of, multi-million-pound entertainment and media assets, with a particular emphasis on music, television, film, sport, theatre and fashion, and enabling technologies.
A former solicitor, he co-founded Eatons, a leading music and entertainment law firm, in 1990; in 2000, Eatons merged with law firm Mishcon de Reya where he became head of the entertainment and media group. In 2004, he formed the Edge group of companies as a specialist investment and advisory business for the entertainment and media sector, before selling the advisory business in 2011 in order to concentrate on venture capital investing. At Edge, he has brokered and advised clients on the sale and purchase of a range of entertainment and media related assets and businesses. He has also been both an executive and a non-executive director of Entertainment Rights (now part of DreamWorks), the UK media business which was quoted on the Official List and which, during the period of his involvement, grew from a startup to a market capitalisation of approximately £213 million, and subsequently to £380 million. He is the founder of Edge Performance.