Scott E. McIntyre
Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA)
President @ CfPA.org; MD @ NationalCommonwealthGroup.net; MD @ COventures.us, Chair @ Phabriq.com
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Founder and Chief Architect of Commonwealth’s Campus Ventures subsidiary, Scott is a lifelong entrepreneur and venture catalyst. He founded strategy/media/capital firm Phabriq Development in 1997 and recently launched COventures, a platform providing key technology and intuitive roadmaps for aspiring entrepreneurs and communities driving sustainable innovation.
As a volunteer, Scott is a founding executive currently serving his 3rd term on the Board of Directors as President/Chair 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. Scott is an active speaker in the U.S. and abroad, addressing audiences numbering over 13,000 in China, and delivering keynote presentations at national conferences in Australia, India and Austria. He maintains an active network of leading foreign alternative finance bodies with associates in over 20 countries.
Scott has been a recognized pioneer in Education Technology since his role as a founding executive of REAL Education in 1994, the startup that built the first online education platform, launching worldwide as eCollege at IPO in 1999. eCollege is now a cornerstone product of Education market leader Pearson, having acquired eCollege for $477 million in 2007. Scott recently concluded his directorship at The University of Toledo, where he envisioned, implemented and managed the school’s first Office of Student Entrepreneurship & Engagement. Scott recently completed an interim appointment as CEO of Weeshing Inc, a Chilean investment bank using its Crowdfinance platform to bring live event investment opportunities to fans and investors of all sizes across the western hemisphere.
Whether helping student entrepreneurs, transitioning workers or small business owners, Scott is passionate about sustainable economic development.
University of Colorado at Boulder
1984 - 1988
Broadcast Production Management - School of Journalism
Technical Director - Live News
Major emphasis Film Studies
Minor emphasis Physics
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.