Scott Kurnit Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 10

  • Exits
  • 14

Exits

Scott Kurnit General Information

Description

Scott Kurnit, 68, has served as one of our directors since 2005. Mr. Kurnit is an active angel investor, advisor and coach. He's an investor in 12 venture capital funds and has directly invested in over 60 companies. Mr. Kurnit founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of About Inc. (BOUT), an online resource company. Mr. Kurnit serves on the boards of the Stein Eriksen Lodge, and the D and Z Media SPAC (DNZ.U). He has founded three companies in addition to About Inc. He has worked at the highest levels of Warner, Viacom, News Corp., PBS, IBM and MCI companies. Mr. Kurnit holds a B.A. in sociology and communications from Hampshire College.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Scott Kurnit Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Avanlee 27-May-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Elder and Disabled Care Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Balloon (Business/Productivity Software) 18-Mar-2022 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Uizard 09-Sep-2019 0000 00000 00.00 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
indinero 23-Feb-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Accounting, Audit and Tax Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Throwing Fruit 13-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Mindstudio 01-Nov-2016 0000 00000 000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 000000
WorkLife (Online Meetings Platform) 23-Jan-2015 00000 (00000 Application Software Startup 00000 000000
Bezar 15-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
ThetaRay 29-Jul-2014 Early Stage VC 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Button 21-Feb-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000

Scott Kurnit Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Silicon Alley Media 01-Mar-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private
Factual 06-Apr-2020 000000000000000000
RealDirect 01-Jan-2020 000000000000000000
WorkLife (Online Meetings Platform) 17-Oct-2016 000000000000000000
Bezar 02-Feb-2016 000000000000000000 00000
appssavvy 23-Sep-2015 0000000000: 000000
Smarterer 19-Nov-2014 000000000000000000 0000
AlphaBoost 01-Jul-2014 0000000000: 000000
SendMe (Social Content) 15-Feb-2014 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
MashLogic 11-Feb-2013 Merger/Acquisition

Scott Kurnit Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Scott Kurnit Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Scott Kurnit Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY

Scott Kurnit Co-Investors (25)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
G2T3V 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
New York Angels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
StartUp Health 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Village Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
WellFound 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Scott Kurnit FAQs

  • Who is Scott Kurnit?

    Scott Kurnit is an angel Investor who has made 24 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Scott Kurnit?

    Scott Kurnit is an angel investor.

  • What does Scott Kurnit do?

    As an angel investor, Scott Kurnit invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Scott Kurnit invested in?

    Scott Kurnit has made numerous investments in companies like Avanlee, Balloon (Business/Productivity Software), and Uizard within the Elder and Disabled Care, Business/Productivity Software, and Multimedia and Design Software industries.

  • What has Scott Kurnit invested in recently?

    Scott Kurnit's latest investment was on 27-May-2022 in Avanlee, a company within the Elder and Disabled Care industry.

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