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Scott Foster

Advisor Springfield, Massachusetts Area, US

Mentor, MassChallenge and Co-Founder and Director, SPARK Coalition, Inc.. Yale grad.

Mentor, MassChallenge and Co-Founder and Director, SPARK Coalition, Inc.. Yale grad.

3 vouches

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Valley Venture Mentors




Mentor and Judge MassChallenge 2013 - present
President and Co-founder Valley Venture Mentors January 2011 - present
Business and Entrepreneurial Lawyer Bulkley Richardson May 1997 - present


University of Connecticut School of Law Law 1994 - 1997
Yale University 1989 - 1993

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Legal

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I\'ve been engaged in the start-up community for years. Being the co-founder and current President of Valley Venture Mentors has given me access to the top entrepreneurial minds in this area and across Massachusetts.

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

It's all about the relationship, not the transaction. If you aren't taking a long range strategic view of the short term tactical decisions, then you are missing an opportunity.

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Natalia Goncharova, CPA
They're my mentor
Scott co-founded Valley Venture Mentors and have been tenacious to attract hundreds if not thousands of people to volunteer and contribute t ... o the startup ecosystem in Western Mass. Scott has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs with legal advice and mentorship.
Daniel Lieberman
Founder, InCommN, LLC and Board member, Shelburne Falls Memorial Hall Association.
Scott has helped more entrepreneurs than I can count. He is alway ready with expert, valuable advice and help. Scott is an attorney that put ... s the lie to all the snide, snarky jokes about lawyers, although he is able to laugh at their follies.
Paul Peter Nicolai
Panel Member - Commercial, Large Complex Case, ECommerce, CCI DR, American Arbitration Association.
Scott is a great resource for entrepreneurs because he is flexible and creative.

Parker Holcomb
They're my mentor
Parker possesses the innate qualities that are essential to be a successful entrepreneur. He is constantly seeking and absorbing new inform ... ation. He has an internal energy level that I have witnessed in only a very few individuals. His ability to synthesize information and make an quick, yet thoughtful (and usually correct) decision means that very few opportunities pass him by. Simply put, being able to work with Parker is a joy.

Parker Holcomb
They're my mentor
Parker sees things others don't. He has the passion and drive required to be a success.

Natalia Goncharova, CPA
We worked together
Natalia is very focused and incredibly resourceful. She is also willing and able to ask for and accept help.

Parker Holcomb
Entrepreneur. Hacker. UI/UX. Kinda in that order. Founder @allcollegeinc and @ehighlighter.
Parker gives more to each relationship than he takes - I can think of no higher compliment to give than that. He is constantly exploring ne ... w ideas and revisiting old ideas to test their value.

Jack Henley
Co-founder, Real Previously Investment and Wealth Management Strategy, Brown Brothers Harriman.
Jack takes advantage of every opportunity that crosses his path. He listens to thoughtful advice and is quick to incorporate good ideas int ... o his vision.