MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; BA, Princeton University
Scott Lenet runs the LA office of Touchdown Ventures. He began his venture capital career in 1992 as the first associate at Geocapital Partners, a late stage venture capital firm focused on technology investments. In 2002, Scott co-founded DFJ Frontier, an early stage fund making west coast investments for the DFJ Network. Following his initial experience as a venture capitalist, he worked in product marketing for Trilogy Software in Austin, Texas, and was the co-founder & CEO of SmartFrog.com, the first cash-back rewards program for online shopping, which he sold to Cybergold. Scott co-founded Touchdown in 2014 with David Horowitz and Rich Grant, and has diverse investment interests, including media, information services, consumer products, and healthcare. He has been teaching entrepreneurship at the graduate level for 18 years, eight of those at Marshall USC.