Mr. Cohen is the Founder and Managing Partner of V3 Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on early-stage companies primarily in the consumer products industry. Mr. Cohen and his team have sourced and evaluated hundreds of consumer product companies and are actively leading investment rounds in the consumer products industry.
Mr. Cohen is also a Co Manager of Red Fortune Fund, a private equity fund based in Hong Kong with $1 billion RMB under management which invests in the US and China.
Prior to creating V3 Capital, Mr. Cohen was the Founder and Managing Partner at Iroquois Capital Opportunity Fund (“ICO”). ICO Fund is a special situations private equity investment fund with a focus on identifying and realizing investment opportunities in companies developing onshore oil and gas assets in North America. Additionally, Scot manages several operating and non-operating partnerships, which invest in domestic oil and gas assets.
Previously, Mr. Cohen Co-Founded Iroquois Capital (“Iroquois”), a hedge fund with assets under management of approximately $200 million structured investments in small and micro-cap private and public companies across many sectors. Mr. Cohen also Co-Founded Vertical Ventures, a merchant bank focused on providing capital to small and micro-cap companies. Mr. Cohen has led or co-invested in over 1000 transactions since 1999.
Mr. Cohen is active in philanthropic activities with numerous charities including ThanksUSA and Jewish Enrichment Council. He currently serves as Chairman of the National Foundation for Veteran Redeployment (NFVR). NFVR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to help unemployed veterans prepare for and enter new careers in the oil and gas industry.
Mr. Cohen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University in 1991.