David Wainwright has been an active investor into digital transactional television formats for over 10 years. He launched the notorious TV channel FriendlyTV 15 years ago and went on to launch 15 channels and several leading Premium rate driven formats in the UK and abroad. The formats grossed over $100m purely from SMS and premium rate telephony.
He launched the UK’s first callTV show (cash-house ) and the world’s first Live Casino show ( SuperCasino on Channel 5 ).
He exited NetplayTV to Playtech & later to Bettsson
Today he runs HollywoodTV which is a global lottery provider that powers some of the world’s largest lotteries. The shows are broadcasted via satellite into Africa, Middle East & South America.
Other investments include:
CHIP – crypto currency aimed at casino industry
ICOTV – ICO review show
Barrow & Gale – the manufacturer of the Famous Budget day RedBox
MineHaus – An innovative housing manufacturer that specialists in large developments of affordable housing
Grace Bay Village – a crypto community that specialises in selling high end real estate to crypto investors