Scott Belsky

  • Benchmark Adds A Sixth General Partner: Scott Belsky

    Benchmark Adds A Sixth General Partner: Scott Belsky

    Early-stage venture firm Benchmark has added a sixth general partner to its roster: 35-year-old Scott Belsky, a former Goldman Sachs associate who went on to cofound the New York company Behance, an online platform for graphic designers, illustrators, photographers, web designers, and art directors to showcase their skills. Adobe acquired Behance in 2012 for more than $150 million in cash… Read More

  • The World In ‘Scope

    The World In ‘Scope

    Movies, financial markets and fashion trends all fall into frenzies, dips and lulls. Consumer apps are much the same. Whether it’s photo-sharing, anonymity or live streaming, it seems that a confluence of apps all doing similar things at the same time is a natural occurrence. Read More

  • Adding 1K+ Members/Day, Behance Drops Major Redesign To Make “The Creative Graph” A Reality

    Adding 1K+ Members/Day, Behance Drops Major Redesign To Make “The Creative Graph” A Reality

    While the Web today is chock full of creative expression of every stripe, and digital media has given voice to a whole new class of amateur creatives, be they musicians, artists, or photographers, creative professionals on the other hand have long been underrepresented in the digital world. Yet, as web technologies and their distribution channels mature, diversify, and become easier to use… Read More

  • Founder Collective Makes A $4 Million Bet On Paddle8’s Online Marketplace For Fine Art

    Founder Collective Makes A $4 Million Bet On Paddle8’s Online Marketplace For Fine Art

    When it comes to a marketplace for fine art, a space which seems to intrinsically resist digital services, technology really hasn’t had quite the same disruptive influence it has in so many others. Startups like Zazzle and Art.com have taken steps to make art commercial and broadly accessible, with some cool technology to boot, but automation and democratization haven’t really… Read More