Jon Scott

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Chairman
Jon joined Corum in 2010, originally out of their Seattle headquarters, and currently out of their Amsterdam office. He has close to 30 years experience serving high technology companies with the last 20 mainly in chief operating and chief executive roles. During this time Jon has become known for his ability to successfully integrate strategies and tactics into well executed operating plans, building strong teams and achieving excellent results.

Recent Blog Posts:

Super Angels
  Traditional venture capital is being shaken up and the number of ongoing funds are dropping. There is a new group between traditional angels and traditional VCs becoming known as super angels. But why? It may be as simple as the typical hold time of a VC (five plus years), the average size of a... Click here to read more
Posted by Jon Scott, Chairman on 11 November 2010
Why do some transactions take so long?
A friend recently asked me why some transactions take so long to get done. So often the answer is simply lack of preparation. While some things are outside a sellers control, upfront planning and preparation isnt. It might seem counter intuitive, but, if you wait to contact prospective buyers, and... Click here to read more
Posted by Jon Scott, Chairman on 13 September 2010
What if you had 26% more cash?
The Wall Street Journal reported today that at the end of March, non-financial companies in the U.S. were sitting on $1.84 trillion in cash and other liquid assets, up 26% from a year earlier, as per the Federal Reserve. In May, 43% of U.S. corporations had larger U.S. cash and short-term... Click here to read more
Posted by Jon Scott, Chairman on 20 July 2010
What to do with all that cash?
Im watching earnings and cash balances among larger public tech companies grow. Unlike more traditional businesses which might increase dividends or pursue a stock buy-back program, tech companies have to innovate to stay ahead. I dont think financial engineering is innovation. Keep watching for... Click here to read more
Posted by Jon Scott, Chairman on 2 July 2010
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