Stephen Cole CV

About Stephen Cole

Stephen Cole is an entrepreneur with a technology, software, business and strategic sales background. He has over 35 years’ experience in technology start-ups, acquiring and building business throughout the UK and Europe. His career started with companies in the U.S. based in California and in the U. K.

He was Managing Director of U.S. start-up Verity Inc. (UK) for 6 years between 1990 and 1996. Verity's Topic search technologies are for organisations to retrieve and manage unstructured data sets. He established application vertical markets for commerce and government in the knowledge processing and information retrieval markets. Now acquired by Autonomy PLC in 2005, he left Verity Inc after a successful NASDAQ IPO in 1995.  

In 1996 during the early stages in internet development, he was founder and managing director of Street OnLine, the UK's fastest growing e-commerce company which pioneered internet transactional software. Streets OnLine's data infrastructure and software was developed and pioneered specifically for online retailing. Streets OnLine was acquired by Kingfisher plc in December 2000.  

After acquiring Intellectual Property Rights from Kingfisher plc, in 2001 he founded Future Route, with groundbreaking technology for establishing behavioural rules from massive data sets and specialty vertical markets.  

Today, he is CEO of Azaries Limited, a specialist software research and developer in Financial Investment and Trading applications.  

Called Azaries, it maximises core technologies using trading techniques discovered by the software engines. Now audited to confirm a 50% profit per annum, 2019, 2020 and 2021. in 2022 Azaries achieved 82% profit

Specialties: Entrepreneur, Funding, sales, software development, Company Founder, Growth Sectors, Outsourcing, Offshoring, Finacial Markets, Financial Trading, Technical Analysis.

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