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