Scott McIntyre

President

Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA)

Scott is a lifetime Entrepreneur, current President of the CfPA, Director at The University of Toledo, Chairman of Phabriq Development

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Biography

Scott McIntyre is a lifetime entrepreneur and Founder/Chairman of strategy & capital services firm Phabriq Development a catalyst for over 20 years in diverse fields from Internet and education technology, to alternative finance, entertainment, automotive, and sports. Scott is a pioneer in Education Technology since his role as a founding executive of REAL Education in 1994, the startup that built the world’s first online education platform (distance learning, MOOC), later renamed eCollege preceding its IPO. eCollege is now a cornerstone product of Education market leader Pearson, having acquired eCollege for $477 million in 2007. Scott previously managed the State of Ohio technology incubation program from his offices at The University of Toledo where he is concluding his appointment as Director, having successfully implemented his designs for an Office of Student Entrepreneurship & Engagement.

Intimately involved in community development and economic sustainability, Scott is a founding member and currently sits on the Board of Directors as President of the Crowdfunding Professional Association, the leading 501(c)6 trade group formed by the change agents responsible for Crowdfunding’s inclusion in the JOBS Act of 2012. He is a frequent speaker, moderator and panelist at leading global conferences including the first series of “Internet Finance” symposiums sponsored by the Chinese government, with four appearances across Asia in 2016 to crowds of over 30,000. Scott maintains an active network of leading foreign alternative finance bodies, with associates in over 20 countries. 

Details of Scott’s work history, achievements and recommendations can be viewed at http://linkedin.com/in/scottmcintyre

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder

Bachelor's Degree
1984 - 1988

Broadcast Production Management - School of Journalism
Technical Director - Live News
Major emphasis Film Studies
Minor emphasis Physics

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Languages

spanish

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President

Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) (Economic Empowerment)
June 2012 - present

Scott McIntyre is a founding member of the CfPA and currently serves as President and Chairman on the Board of Directors. Since the CfPA’s formation in 2012, Scott has served as Vice President, and Secretary on the board, and has co-chaired the Education & Training committee.

Scott is a lifelong entrepreneur and was fortunate to have called California his home for 20 years during an era of disruptive innovation and exponential growth. His non-volunteer work includes being a Director at The University of Toledo, responsible for building out the school’s Entrepreneurial ecosystem. Scott also mentors the College of Engineering student entrepreneurs, and previously managed the State of Ohio’s Edison Technology Business Incubator.

Scott is founder and chairman of strategy/capital services firm Phabriq Development, known for integrating innovative business development and marketing strategies into new business models across diverse industries including Finance, Education and Entertainment. He is active in venture communities both local and international, and a frequent speaker, moderator and panelist at leading global conferences helping, along with the CfPA, to broaden recognition of the power of the Crowd.

Details of Mr. McIntyre’s work history, achievements and recommendations can be viewed on his LinkedIn profile.

5/19/2017 12:21:02 AM,
Scott McIntyre replied:
I don't believe that any major regs are required for CF to move forward--it's already changing the face of early stage venture creation and liberating fallow capital from investors of all ranks. Based on proposals now in Congress, I do believe that furhter modification will happen to current regs, such as definition of accredited investor itself; raising limits on Reg CF campaigns from $1M to $5M; adoption of Special Purpose Vehicles that don't muddy follow-on investment, etc. Hope that helps. Let me know if I can be of further assistance or connect you with some of my colleagues with a bit more insight into legislative/regulatory affairs.
4/8/2017 2:10:51 PM,
Scott McIntyre replied:
That's an excellent question and one that will be covered in depth at our 4th Annual Crowdfinance Summit in DC on April 20th. Visit CfPA.org/events-2 to lern more! Hope to see you there