Vince Stanzione is a UK born self-made multi-millionaire, active in telecommunications, publishing and financial trading. Running his first software business from school at the age of 14 and landed his first city job as a junior in the FX dealing room for Nat West at the age of 16. In 1989 after losing his savings in the 1987 stock market crash, he set up a car phone business and in 1991 he sold it for over £1.3 million.
He then returned to his love of trading and investing and built up a sizable fortune from trading and financial spread betting. In 1997 Vince Stanzione wrote the best-selling book How To Stop Existing & Start Living and the first course on financial spread betting, Making Money From Financial Spread Trading.
He has been featured favourably and quoted in over 200 newspapers, media outlets and websites including CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Marketwatch, Reuters.com, Independent, Sunday Independent, Observer, Guardian, The Times, Sunday Times, Daily Express, What Investments, Growth Company Investor, New York Times, Bullbearings, City Magazine, Canary Wharf, Institutional Investor China and Shares Magazine.
In 2004 he set up TV Commerce Holdings Plc which was floated on the UK London Stock Exchange AIM market in 2005. The company is now known as Edenville Energy Plc (LSE:EDL) and has secured six prospecting licences in Southern Tanzania covering prospective coal areas. Vince Stanzione remains a significant shareholder and continues to invest in both listed and private companies.
As well as his own investing, Vince Stanzione continues to teach and mentor a small group of private individuals to trade and in 2010 held a live trading day in London together with his old time friends and commodities gurus Jim Rogers and Dr Marc Faber.