In 2015, Robert founded and became Chairman & CEO of Dakia Global Enterprise, focused on high-social impact investments and sustainable development. Current international projects under Dakia Global include U-Ventures, a holding company with the aim of investing in start-ups that serve the entertainment ecosystem. The major current driver of this platform is Dakia Entertainment Hospitality, the company that is in partnership with Universal Music Group, and which is seeking to develop, manage, and promote immersive music experiences (including premiere hospitality, lifestyle club, live entertainment and next-generation retail) through technology. Between 2011 and 2015, Robert Lavia served as Chief Investment Officer for Veremonte, a London-headquartered private equity firm. During his time there, Robert was responsible for bringing together investment groups, high net worth individuals, governments, projects, and expertise from many industries in order to successfully execute key high-impact global projects in the excess of US$5 billion AUM.