• Co-Founder and Editor in Chief, CubaJounral.co, the leading digital magazine targeting business and affluent travelers. Founder & Editor, High.co, a digital magazine for the cannabis industry.

  • CEO, Instra Corporation (New Zealand).  40-person digital marketing company and accredited registrar.

  • CEO, dotRIP Ltd (New Zealand) Top level domain (gTLD) applicant for the exclusive operation of the .RIP extension. A development-stage company engaged in technology design, IP, product development and capital raising. Sold to Demand Media.

  • CEO, Performance Beverage Group (USA).  Start-up sports drink brand, 9 Iron.

  • Owner, SC Capital.  Principal investor and advisor to investors, corporate boards and executives in matters related to business development, capital raising and customer acquisition. Series 63.

  • LBS.CO.  Personal blog covering topics related to food, technology and health.

Contact: sc at mightyco dot co or 650.922.9387

Simons has more than 20 years experience financing and scaling early-stage growth companies and acting as a trusted advisor to startup companies, angel investors and corporate boards. Simons owns and operates SC Capital Management LLC, an advisor and principal investor in various early-stage companies.  Simons' most recent role in an operating company involved managing Instra, a digital marketing company and accredited domain registrar, through a transition period. Previously, and supported by a principal investment from SC Capital, Simons was the primary driving force behind the financing and start-up of an emerging consumer brand that achieved rapid growth in the highly competitive US beverage industry. In his early career, Simons ran an industrial products company financed by a venture capital investment from Jerry Zucker, a Forbes-list industrialist. Simons has extensive experience budgeting and forecasting, hardening internal processes for growth and mapping product strategies to business objectives. Simons started his career as a financial analyst with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). There, he played a central roll in negotiating and structuring high-profile senior debt financings in the oil & gas (Russia), power (Central America), hotel (South America), telecom (Central Asia) and manufacturing sectors (Global).

Contact: sc at mightyco dot co