Weina Scott graduated from Harvard College in 2011. She is the founder of several successful companies including a company she sold (Switchpod.com) when she was 15 years old. Her entrepreneurial endeavors were featured in Inc Magazine, Red Herring, TechCrunch, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Business Insider, as well as other well-known news publications.
She is also a technical co-founder of venture-backed, Handy.com. At the age of 21, she helped the company raise $2,000,000 (initial funding) from top venture capital firms in just three months. Handy is now valued at half a billion dollars.
She currently works for a Fortune 500 company in San Francisco, California.
Feb 1, 2012 - Current (over 4 years)
BS, Computer Science2011
|Apr 13, 2016||Vator.tv - Q&A with Handy CEO and Founder Oisin Hanrahan|
|Nov 3, 2015||Irish Times - Web Summit: Irish entrepreneur seals $50 million funding deal|
|Nov 3, 2015||Silicon Republic - Irish led start-up Handy raises $50m in Series C funding|
|Nov 2, 2015||Venture Beat - On-demand home service Handy raises $50M in round led by Fidelity|
|Nov 2, 2015||TechCrunch - Handy Raises $50M Led By Fidelity, Reportedly At $500M Valuation, To Clean Up In Home Services|
|Oct 8, 2015||Business Insider Australia - SILICON ALLEY 100: 1-100|
|Mar 31, 2015||Silicon Republic - Oisin Hanrahan’s Handy raises a further US$15m, appoints ex-Tumblr tech chief as CTO|
|Mar 31, 2015||Silicon Republic - Oisin Hanrahans Handy raises a further US$15m, appoints ex-Tumblr tech chief as CTO|