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Scott Tobin

Senior Partner
Tel Aviv
Joined Battery in 1997
Focus Areas: Application Software, Consumer, Infrastructure Software
Areas of Interest: Fin-tech
"The greatest thing about my job is that I get to meet and work with some of the most interesting and talented people in the world – it’s these entrepreneurs that keep our world fresh as they are ridiculously motivated to change the way we work and live."
Scott helped open Battery’s Israel office and works with companies globally across a range of technology sectors, from chips to cybersecurity to consumer tech.

Scott joined Battery in 1997. Based in Battery’s Israel office, he leads investments in the U.S., Israel and Europe. His current portfolio companies include 8fig, Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), Array, BigPanda, Champions Oncology (NASDAQ: CSBR), Cheq, Code Ocean, Cross River Bank, HiBob, Higlobe, Istra Research, Kodiak, Lightbox, LinearB, Nexite, Next Insurance, NorthOne, Novidea, Olo (NYSE: OLO), Sofar Sounds, Taster, UBQ Materials, Vayyar Imaging and Xsight Labs.

Scott’s previous investments include Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM); Anobit Technologies (acquired by Apple); Cortera; Credifi (acquired by Moody’s); Cumulus Networks (acquired by NVIDIA); Diablo Technologies; GuardiCore (acquired by Akamai), Habana Labs (acquired by Intel); IDI Direct Insurance (TASE: IDIN); ITA Software (acquired by Google); Jeeng (acquired by Openweb); The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE; acquired by Euronext); MetroPCS (NYSE: PCS); Pursway (acquired by IPG); Sabre (NASDAQ: SABR); Stratoscale; Tennis Channel (acquired by Sinclair Broadcasting); and Zerto (acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise).

Scott was named multiple times to the Forbes Midas List and the Forbes Midas List Europe, which ranks top venture capitalists. Scott is involved in a number of social-impact initiatives. He proudly serves on the board of directors of Maoz, an organization that brings together a network of the best and brightest public-sector leaders in Israel to collaborate on tangible initiatives to transform the Israeli public sphere. Scott graduated with honors from Brandeis University with a BA in international relations and Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies.

Investments identified in Scott Tobin’s biography are for illustrative purposes only. No assumptions should be made that any investments identified above were or will be profitable. It should not be assumed that recommendations in the future will be profitable or equal the performance of the companies identified above. For a complete list of portfolio companies, please click here.