Philip Letts, CEO of (Photo: IBTimes UK)

Commerce platforms, crowd funding and internet currency have all shaped the way we establish and manage businesses, in an increasingly globalised industry.

Philip Letts, CEO of is one of the world's most instrumental tech business leaders, following the birth of the internet.

Letts has run a string of high profile web ventures operating across the US and Europe including an established Silicon Valley venture, including overseeing the creation of one of the world's first fledgling forms of internet currencies,

Now, Letts concentrates on bridging upstart or incumbent businesses through a commerce platform called, which is set to change the way businesses buy and sell services on an online global services exchange.

Speaking with IBTimes UK exclusively, Letts tells us about how crowdfunding and commerce platforms are shaping the way to do business today.

For the full interview, check out IBTimes TV or the video at the top right hand side of this page.

Don't forget to check out the second part of the video on Friday.