Ignition Partners, an early stage, business software venture capital firm, appointed Scott Coleman as a business development partner in the firm’s new Los Altos office.
Coleman will identify technical and go-to-market opportunities, as well as drive strategic partnerships for the firm’s portfolio companies by leveraging his technology industry experience, working with startups across the entire stack, financial background as an equity analyst, and business development background.
He joins Ignition from Microsoft where he led Startup Growth Partners working with a wide range of technology companies. Previously, Coleman led the Technology Innovation Portfolio team as a senior vice president at Bank of America. Before, he led technology business development at Morgan Stanley where he focused on IT strategy, and partnering with banking, equities, and venture capitalists.
Coleman also ran seven Microsoft Accelerators globally that produced over 500 graduates that cumulatively raised nearly $2 billion of venture funding.