Scott Lenet

Co-Founder & President at Touchdown Ventures


Scott Lenet runs the Los Angeles office of Touchdown Ventures. He began his venture capital career in 1992 as the first associate at Geocapital Partners, a late-stage venture capital firm focused on technology investments. In 2002, Scott co-founded DFJ Frontier, an early-stage fund making west coast investments for the DFJ Network. Following his initial experience as a venture capitalist, he worked in product marketing for Trilogy Software in Austin, Texas, and was the co-founder & CEO of, the first cash-back rewards program for online shopping, which he sold to Cybergold. Scott co-founded Touchdown in 2014 with David and Rich and has diverse investment interests, including media, information services, consumer products, and healthcare.

Scott graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature and earned an MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in entrepreneurial management.

Scott serves on the board of the Kenley Jansen Foundation, which provides entertainment and technology for children’s hospitals. Scott co-founded the Entrepreneurship Center at UC Davis, where he was an adjunct for seven years at the Graduate School of Management and served on the advisory board for the Dean of the College of Biological Sciences.



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