Scott is a seed investor inKimono Labs, founded by Pratap Ranade out of Y-Combinator in Spring 2014. In February 2016, Kimono Labs was acquired by Palantir, a data analytics company that has raised over $2.5 billion in venture capital, and was most recently valued at $25 billion.
From 2014-2015, Scott acted as an advisor to Spire, a global remote sensing data company that will be powered by 100 nano satellites. Spire offers faster revisit times for remote sensing over the 75 percent of the world's surface covered by water. As such, Spire powers unparalleled resources for maritime domaine awareness, asset tracking, global shipping and trade insurance, satellite weather, monitoring illegal fishing and piracy, as well as search and rescue. Spire raised$25 million Series Afunding fromRRE Ventures,based in New York, and $40 million Series B from Bessemer Ventures. Spire has raised $70 million in venture capital, and is on pace to have scores of satellites deployed by 2017.
Scott is an investor in CoverWallet, a platform that makes it easy for anyone to manage business insurance online. CoverWallet is the third company founded by Spanish entrepreneur Iñaki Berenguer, who previously founded Pixable (acquired by SingTel), and Klink (acquired by Fuze). CoverWallet has raised $9.5Min Seed and Series A from Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Two Sigma, and Founder Collective.
Scott was VP of Strategy and Business Development at Klink through its acquisition by Fuze (fka ThinkingPhones). Klink had employee-facing applications for iOS, Android, Chrome, and Desktop, a consumer app with 1 million downloads, and $4 million in venture capital.
As a Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, Scott sourced the original seed investment in Storefront, the Airbnb of short-term commercial real estate. Storefront built a marketplace for online-first brands to locate and rent short-term offline space, bringing offline experience to online efficiency. Storefront offers merchants the chance to A/B test in the physical world through short-term pop-up shops, and short-term leases. Partner Katherine Barr led the investment for MDV.
In 2014 Storefront raised $7.3 million from MDV and Spark Capital:
As a Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, Scott sourced the original seed investment in AirPR, a marketplace and analytics platform helping companies not only find PR professionals, but also quantify reach and lift of PR dollars spent. MDV's investment has seen a 2x increase in value. The AirPR investment at MDV was led by General Partner Bryan Stolle.
Scott is an investor in Impraise, a mobile performance management software that allows companies to build 360 reviews through a lightweight mobile app. Impraise is is a Y-Combinator company founded by a global team.
Since its founding in 2011, Scott has served as an Advisor to The Hattery, a design-services firm, co-working space, and technology incubator located in San Francisco's SOMA district. Hattery is now managed by 1776.
Scott serves as an Advisor in 123.AI, an artificial intelligence startup based in the Bay Area focused on improving access to the corpus of legal knowledge.
From 2015-2016, Scott was a Venture Partner at Metamorphic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in New York City. Metamorphic Ventures rebranded as Compound in 2016 after raising its third fund.
Compound has roughly $200 million under management.
Tuition.io is a platform that has helped tens of thousands of students organize and manage over $2 billion in student loans, and offers an employer benefit option of helping pay down student debt. Scott sourced the original seed investment in Tuition.io at MDV. Tuition.io raised a $5 million Series A led by MassMutual Ventures in 2015.