"It has been a great honor and privilege to work with entrepreneurs in introducing exciting innovations to society"
Scott Chou is a Managing Director at Michigan eLab an early stage venture fund that specializes in funding innovations originating from the Michigan entrepreneurial ecosystem. Scott is also a Managing Director of the Employee Stock Option Fund which is a specialty strategy venture fund for growth and late stage companies. His passion for technology ventures extends back to high school when he joined his first startup as a software engineer. Scott has since worked for five more technology ventures including Poqet Computer (acquired by Fujitsu) and ICE (acquired by AnyStream and Media100) in addition to world-renowned research and development organizations such as Bellcore (now Telcordia) and IBM. He entered the venture capital arena via the Kauffman Fellows Program, a prestigious fellowship in venture capital awarded annually to a select number of recipients. Scott completed his fellowship at Onset Ventures and CID Capital. He later joined Gabriel Venture Partners where he focused on disruptive technologies based on fundamental innovations in science and continues this role for the Michigan eLab Fund. While at Gabriel, Scott has been recognized by Always On as a top 100 VC for having led a Series A investment in NextG Networks which concluded with a $1 billion acquisition by Crown Castle. Scott received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with honors from Caltech as well as a Master’s Degrees from Harvard University and Stanford University.
Some of My Portfolio Companies
Email me at schou at alumni dot caltech dot edu
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