Rise Art is an online marketplace for contemporary art, hand-picked by experts, which allows art lovers to easily buy or rent artwork. Having received over 47,000 artwork submissions from artists, and with backers including Great Oaks Capital and Andrew Grahame, the Rise Art team are poised to take the £40bn art market by storm.
Founder: Scott Phillips, Marcos Steverlyck
Scott and Marcos met one another at LBS while doing their MBA. Marcos runs tech, is ex Google and MSc Eng and Scott runs commercial, ex Rightster, Microsoft and Red Herring.
- Location: London
- Share Type: Seed pref. 2 or Ordinary (25k), Restricted
- Payments: International
- Sectors:Consumer products, Internet Business, Technology