Scott Stanford Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 2


Scott Stanford General Information


Mr. Scott Stanford is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at ACME Capital. He also serves as a Board Member at Curology. He has been focused on the internet/technology sector for over 25 years as an advisor, operator, and investor. Prior to founding ACME in 2018, he was a co-founder of Sherpa Capital. He co-headed Goldman Sachs's Global Internet Investment Banking business in San Francisco for 12 years where he advised clients on $80 billion of equity and debt financings and strategic transactions and was deeply involved in investments in technology-enabled companies such as Facebook, Uber, DST/, Demand Media, LinkedIn, Palantir, iCrossing, and Square. His client coverage responsibility included Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Groupon, Zillow, Airbnb, Uber, and many other established and emerging technology-enabled companies. Prior to rejoining Goldman in 2004, he was an early employee of LookSmart, helping build the company from a start-up in 1999 to a publicly traded NASDAQ company. From 1996 to 1998, while earning his MBA, he coded prototype applications for two startup ideas, one focusing on community service and the other focusing on automating and prototyping core financial analyses. He spent a summer during business school as an Associate at General Atlantic Partners focused on technology venture capital. Prior to business school, he was a Financial Analyst with Goldman Sachs's Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Investment Banking Group. He began his Goldman career in the Fixed Income Group from 1993 to 1995 in New York. During this time, he developed software applications as well as structured and marketed Interest Rate Swaps and Options for the firm's municipal clients. He grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. He taught himself to code at age 13, built and ran a dial-up BBS, taught computer courses, started a personal computer consulting business, and developed a robotics exhibit for the Indianapolis Children's Museum.He also earned his Pilot's License at the age of 17. He received his A.B. with Honors from Harvard College (Social Studies) and M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 1900 Skyhawk Street
  • Alameda, CA 94501
  • United States
+1 (866) 000-0000

Scott Stanford Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Emerging Travel Group 05-Aug-2020 Later Stage VC 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000000 01-Jan-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
000000 17-Dec-2015 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Idea Monster 01-May-2014 Seed Round 00000 Other Commercial Services Out of Business 00000 00000000
Apartment List 05-Feb-2014 Later Stage VC 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Profitable 00000 00000000
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Scott Stanford Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
PlateJoy 02-Sep-2021 Merger/Acquisition
0000 0000000 01-May-2016 000 00 00000000
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Scott Stanford Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Scott Stanford Angel Investor 00 0 0 Alameda, CA
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Scott Stanford Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Cyan Banister 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
LVL1 Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lev Leviev 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sherpa Capital Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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