Scott A. Jones

Co-Founder at ChaCha Search, Inc.

Scott A. Jones

Scott A. Jones

Co-Founder at ChaCha Search, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Precise Path Robotics, Inc.
ChaCha Search, Inc.
Gazelle TechVentures, Inc.

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691

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1960

Age

60

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Chairman at WebLink International, Inc.

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Co-Founder at iModules Software, Inc.

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Founder at hc1.Com, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Academy123, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Prodigy, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Rho Capital Partners, Inc.

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General Partner at Village Ventures, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Allos Ventures LLC

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Co-Founder, Managing Partner at Simon Equity Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Gazelle TechVentures, Inc.

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Scott A. Jones
Co-Founder at ChaCha Search, Inc.
Education
BS in Computer Science
Class of 1984
Career History
Co-Founder
2005 - Current

ChaCha Search, Inc. provides search engine services. The firm owns and operates a natural language question and answer database and allows users to ask questions from via online, smartphone applications, text, voice, and social networks. It offers real-time information and answers in the areas of galleries, quizzes, business, culture, entertainment, health, lifestyle, lookup, politics, science and technology, sports, and travel. The company was founded by Brad A. Bostic and Scott A. Jones on December 1, 2005 and is headquartered in Carmel, IN.

Advisor
Prior

Allos Ventures invests in early-stage companies with an existing product or service and revenue beyond the pilot/beta stage that are 12 to 18 months from profitability. The firm invests primarily in software and technology-enabled business services, specialty healthcare providers, medical devices/diagnostics and advanced manufacturing. They do not invest in pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies. For medical devices, Allos Ventures will invest in companies that do not yet have revenue, but companies should be 12 to 18 months from market entry and, in most cases, be going down a 510(k) path. Typically, companies have been previously financed friends, family members, angel investors and/or seed funds and are now seeking their first round of institutional financing.Allos Ventures invests in companies that are located within a 4 or 5 hour drive of one of their offices. The firm invests mainly in the area from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Nashville, Tennessee and from St. Louis, Missouri to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Allos Ventures typically invests $1.5 million to $2 million in a $3 million to $5 million initial financing. They hold additional reserves for follow-on investments. Allos Ventures usually serves as a lead investor and has the ability to develop syndicates that include other early-stage venture capital funds and individuals with industry expertise.

Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence Lab
Prior

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Boards & Committees
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2006 - Current
Chairman
2004 - Current
Chairman, Executive Committee
1999 - Current
Honorary Member, Board of Trustees
Current
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2016
President, Treasurer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Political Donations
$2,400
2010
$469
2005
$2,100
2005
Transactions
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Precise Path Robotics, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Precise Path Robotics, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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ChaCha Search, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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MOG, Inc. provided online music services. The company was founded in June 2005 and was headquartered in Berkeley, CA.

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Precise Path Robotics, Inc. manufactures mobile robotic outdoor equipment. The company offers RG3 robotic green mowers. The company was founded by Scott A. Jones and Doug Traster in 2004 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN.

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Allurent, Inc. designed and developed online shopping software solutions. It offered development and project management services, as well as research, ideation, interaction design, information architecture, visual design, branding, and usability services. The company was founded by Joseph T. Chung, Fumiaki Matsumoto and Paul G. Shorthose in September 2004 and was headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

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