Scott Meadow is an Associate Partner with Edgewater. Scott is also a Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a position he has held since 2000.
Prior to becoming a Professor at the University of Chicago, Scott had over 20 years experience as a general partner with four venture capital and private equity firms, most recently The Sprout Group. Over the course of his career, Scott has approved hundreds of equity financings, been active in fundraising and has personally led, originated or created more than sixty investments including two dozen healthcare services companies, over a dozen consumer services and retail companies, as well as companies enhanced by the Internet. Scott has been recognized by Venture One as one of the outstanding healthcare investors in the industry.
Scott has received many awards for his outstanding teaching, including The University of Chicago’s Faculty Excellence Award in 2010. He was designated by Business Week’s “Guide to the Best Business Schools” (2003, 8th edition) and (2005, 9th edition) as one of the outstanding entrepreneurial professors in the country. Scott also has received the Richard J. Daley Award from the Illinois Venture Capital Association for his contribution and support of the industry in the state of Illinois.
Scott earned his A.B. Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.