Scott Stanford General Information
Mr. Scott Stanford is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at ACME Capital. He serves as Board Member at Cue Health. He also serves as a Co-Founder of Silicon Foundry. He has been focused on the Internet/technology sector for over 20 years as an advisor, operator, and investor. Prior to co-founding Sherpa Capital, He co-headed Goldman Sachs's Global Internet Investment Banking business based in San Francisco. In his twelve years at Goldman, he advised clients on $80 billion of equity and debt financings and strategic transactions and was deeply involved in making approximately $1.6 billion of principal investments in companies like Facebook, Uber, DST/Mail.ru and LinkedIn. His client coverage responsibility included companies such as Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Groupon, Zillow, Airbnb, Uber and many other established and emerging technology-enabled companies. Prior to Goldman, He was an early employee of LookSmart, where he helped build the company from a start-up to a publicly traded NASDAQ company. During his tenure, he held several technical, product, financial and strategic management positions including running eCommerce, Product and Development, Strategy and Corporate Development and Business Development. While in business school, He coded prototype applications for two start-up ideas, one focusing on community service and the other focusing on automating and prototyping core financial analysis. He has been coding since the age of thirteen. He received his A.B. with Honors from Harvard College (Social Studies) and M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.