Anton Arts is a Managing Partner at SET Ventures. Since 2010, he is an independent advisor providing strategic advisory and corporate finance services to software & high-tech companies and investment funds. Clients he advised raised €84m in 12 transactions during the last three years.
Before that, Anton was a Partner at US firm New Venture Partners where he worked closely with the R&D organizations of major European technology companies such as Philips to incubate and invest in spin-out transactions. Prior to NVP, Anton was a Partner at Gilde IT Fund, a leading international venture capital fund based in the Netherlands that he joined in 1997. His track record includes 20+ investments and exit transactions valued at >€1B.
He started his career at Uniface, a successful Dutch software company acquired by Compuware in 1994. Anton holds a degree in Business Administration from Nyenrode University.