Friday, February 6th, YUDU CEO and noted private equity investor, Richard Stephenson, will discuss the effect of the credit crunch on private equity and start-ups with Max Keiser on BBC World News. Keiser, one of the world’s foremost financial fortune tellers, pores over market charts with celebrity and expert guests in front of 45 million viewers every week to see where people are predicting today’s news might lead. Keiser was also the creator of the Hollywood Stock Exchange, the world’s first prediction market, and accurately predicted the current global banking crisis as early as 2006.
Richard Stephenson is Chairman, CEO and the majority shareholder of YUDU Media and over the past 4 years has overseen the growth of the company to become the UK market leader and a potent force in the USA.
Richard has worked at board level in both public and private companies for the past 25 years. He has been a director of businesses in the UK, USA, Germany, Sweden, France, South Africa, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Singapore. Richard is an Operating Partner with Duke Street Capital, Chairman of Deloro Stellite Ltd and Xafinity Holdings Ltd and President of the Supervisory Board of Navimo S.A., all private equity backed companies in technology, financial services and leisure. Richard has extensive experience in growing innovative technology led businesses.
Tune in to hear Richard’s perspective on the current crisis, how it affects business, and how to navigate the turbulent waters.
The episode will air 9:30 GMT on Friday and then repeated Friday at 14:30, 18:30 and 21:30 GMT. Also on Saturday at 4:30 GMT.