Scott Pelton (aka @spelton) has been a Canadian-based venture capitalist since July 2000. Before six years with GrowthWorks Capital, Scott was a founding partner at Scotiabank’s e-commerce VC group, e-Scotia Acquisition, later renamed Scotiabank Private Equity Investments. Scott has also worked with the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (IAF), most recently as an Interim Investment Director and previously a member of the fund’s investment committee.
Scott spent the 1990s going to school (Computer Engineering and Management at McMaster University), working with startups (Pandesic, Roadware) and large firms (P&G, Intel, SAP) in various tech roles.
Notable investments include Verold (sold to Box), BumpTop (sold to Google), Datawire (sold to First Data) and Sysomos (sold to Marketwire).