Marc Hartog
Marc Hartog
MD
1854 Media

Marc is the founder of 1854 Media, an award-winning digital media organisation, self-proclaimed as the 'oldest startup in photography', with its core brand British Journal of Photography established in 1854.

A qualified accountant, Marc's passion is for business and specifically for media, having been the Finance Director of a large B2B media company for many years, before taking on a commercial publishing role and later on leading a management buyout in 2013 to form 1854 Media. Since then 1854 have innovated (many times), failed (many times), crowdfunded equity finance (three times) and succeeded once or twice along the way. Marc holds a number of non-executive directorships and advises startups alongside his role as CEO of 1854 Media.