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Cornell University, BS
Harvard Business School, MBA

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Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky has committed his professional life to help organize creative people, teams, and networks. Scott is Adobe’s Vice President of Community and Head of Behance, the leading online platform to showcase and discover creative work. Scott co-founded Behance in 2006, and served as CEO until Adobe acquired Behance in 2012. Millions of people use Behance to display and find talent every month. Behance also powers portfolio display for LinkedIn, AIGA, AdWeek, School of Visual Arts (SVA), Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and many other sites and curated galleries around the web —as well as 10,000+ personal websites via Behance’s ProSite service. Behance also runs 99U, a think tank and annual conference for creative leaders focused on the execution of ideas. He is a frequent contributor on MSNBC and has worked with leading companies and organizations including General Electric, Proctor & Gamble, and Facebook. In 2010, Scott was also included in Fast Company’s list of “100 Most Creative People in Business.” Scott is the author of the international bestselling book Making Ideas Happen (Portfolio, Penguin Books). He also serves as an advisor and investor in several early-stage companies including Pinterest, Uber, and Warby Parker. He attended Cornell University as an undergraduate and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Expa 3/2014Venture Round$50M16
SplashThat 3/2014Seed$1.5M9
Meetup 2/2014Venture Round3
Shyp 9/2013Seed$2.1M22
Cover pay 5/2013Seed$1.5M14
Pict 4/2013Seed$1.4M9
Shake 9/2012Seed$1M3
Rally.org 6/2012Series A$7.9M21
Poptip 6/2012Convertible Note$472k9
Circa 4/2012Convertible Note$900k21
Everest 1/2012Angel$300k4
Flud 9/2011Venture Round4
Flud 4/2011Seed$1M4
Pinterest 1/2010Angel$500k10

Videos

Sources

  1. Garrett Camp’s Expa Raises $50M To Build New Startups (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Citation Needed [add]
  3. Bent on Staying Private, Meetup Closes Secondary Round (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  4. Shyp Raises $2.1M To Pick Up And Ship Your Stuff (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. Cover Raises $1.5M From OATV And Others To Bring Uber-Like Payments To Restaurants (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. PICT Gets $1.4M From Lowercase Capital, Forerunner Ventures And Others For ‘Shoppable’ Photo Tech (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Shake, Backed by RRE Ventures, Raises Nearly All of $1.1 Million Share Offering (newyork.citybizlist.com) [edit]
  8. Social Fundraising Platform, Rally.org, Raises $7.9 Million to Rally the World (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  9. angel.co [edit]
  10. All-Star Cast Invests 750K In Ben Huh And Matt Galligan’s Mobile News Startup Circa (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Citation Needed [add]
  12. Detroit Venture Partners Source [edit]
  13. News Reader FLUD Raises $1 Million From Cavs Owner, Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Pinterest / Team (pinterest.com) [edit]
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