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Jonty Kelt

Fantail Ventures

New York, US

Founder

Fantail Ventures

Jonty Kelt

Biography

Jonty is the Founder of Fantail Ventures, which invests in and advises early stage companies in the data and analytics, digital media, e-commerce, fintech and wellness sectors. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of automated retail technology company Swyft and financial data company Valocity.

Previously, Jonty helped lead the global commercial business of Palantir Technologies, the Silicon Valley technology firm that uses data strategy and technologies to protect and grow government and commercial organizations. Prior to Palantir, Jonty worked in executive roles for Google and DoubleClick, co-founded digital marketing technology and e-commerce companies in the United Kingdom and USA, and co-founded a media company in China. Early in his career, he helped establish Macquarie Bank in New Zealand.

Jonty holds Bachelor's degrees in Philosophy, Finance and Marketing from Otago University, New Zealand. He is also a graduate of Stanford University Law School’s Directors’ College and the Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, London.

Jonty Kelt’s Newsfeed

24 Jul 2018
ECOMI's Budget Breakdown – ECOMI – Medium

ECOMI was also quick to recognise the crucial role its partners and advisors would play in the development of the company, and handpicked each member ...These include Jonty Kelt founder of Fantail Ventures and executive at Palantir Technologies...

10 Jul 2018
ECOMI is bringing Licensed and Brand-name Collectables to Blockchain Technology: Interview with Davi

...significant in helping ECOMI achieve its vision. Jonty Kelt – Jonty is an investor in 30 early-stage companies out of his venture fund, Fantail Ventures and works at Silicon Valley-based data and analytics firm Palantir Technologies.

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Jonty Kelt’s Background

Founder
Mar 2008 - Present
New York, US
Fantail Ventures invests in and advises early stage companies in the data and analytics, digital media, e-commerce, fintech and wellness sectors.
Executive
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
New York, US
Palantir Technologies builds software platforms that help human experts perform powerful, collaborative analysis of data at scale. Its software is deployed at public institutions, private enterprises, and in the non-profit sector to address the challenges of responsibly making sense of complex, diverse data.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Board Member
Jan 2017 - Present
San Francisco, US
Swyft provides next-generation automated retail store hardware, a cloud software platform and end-to-end services for brands, retailers, vend operators and enterprises.
Board Member
Jun 2016 - Present
Auckland, NZ
Valocity is a data and technology provider to the residential and agricultural lending industry.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Advisor
Jul 2012 - Apr 2016
New York, US
Carnival Labs is a leading mobile marketing automation platform, acquired in 2016 by Sailthru.

Jonty Kelt’s Education

Stanford Directors' College
2018 - 2018
Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Commerce, (Majors in Philosophy, Finance, Marketing)
1990 - 1994