Scott E. McIntyre is vice president of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), and a member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA).
Based in Toledo, Scott has been a lifelong entrepreneur. He formerly managed the State of Ohio’s Edison Technology Business Incubation program from his offices at the University of Toledo; he concurrently designed and launched COspace, a best-of-breed facility providing a comprehensive co-working environment for entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors to build partnerships and startups leveraging crowdsourcing and crowdfunding strategies. Scott currently advises the University of Toledo’s College of Engineering, while developing curriculum and platforms supporting entrepreneurship at several leading Midwest research universities.
Having participated in numerous California venture capital associations during the Internet boom, Scott founded and later sold venture catalyst organization Idealight International. He now serves as managing director at strategy/capital services firm Phabriq Development, and recently founded CrowdSage and CrowdSchools with the mission to provide relevant filtered content and to bridge institutions of higher learning to Main Street, helping provide access to capital for small to midsize enterprises to secure locally.