Andrew J Scott is a serial entrepreneur whose interests include politics, writing and film. With twenty years experience across internet and mobile technologies, he has founded seven tech startups and advised hundreds more.
After creating a subscription fanzine for Atari computer owners followed by an irreverent school magazine, Andrew set up an I.T. consultancy with school as his first client. He went on to start start Virtual Cities a local business web portal which pivoted to SaaS solutions company. “Worldwidecity” exited in 2001; projects included the world’s first online digital video news archive (BritishPathe.com).
Other startups included “InTraining” an interactive fitness website with Olympian David Morgan and “DinnerDateAuctions” a first service to use interactive SMS. In 2001 Andrew founded “playtxt” the world’s first location based mobile social network. From 2006 until 2010, he was Founder and CEO at the personalisation company Rummble Labs. Andrew sat on the board of UnLtdWorld, an online platform which connects and empowers social entrepreneurs, acquired in 2011 by The Guardian Media Group.
Andrew splits his time between London and San Francisco, tweeting @andrewjscott