Scott Friesen

Board Chairman

Verdant Ventures LLC

Biography

Scott is a serial entrepreneur with a twenty year track record of venture growth & profitability including three successful exits of his US tech and media ventures. After his last exit, rather than retiring, Scott felt inspired to start Verdant Frontiers in 2013 and plans to spend the “second half” of his life building ventures to create compelling investor returns and life-changing jobs in Africa. To date, he and his team have launched eight ventures with a combined value of over $150M in the agricultural, real estate, consulting and hospitality sectors. Verdant’s goal is to create $2B of assets and 100,000 life changing jobs this decade in Africa.

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