Scott Shane, PhD, A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Professor, Economics
Scott Shane, PhD, is the Managing Director of Comeback Capital, an early stage venture fund investing across the Midwest. Dr. Shane has written extensively about entrepreneurship and innovation. His most recent book, entitled Is Entrepreneurship Dead??? (Yale University Press, 2018), debunks the myth of American entrepreneurship in decline. He has been an active angel investor, both individually and with the Northcoast Angel Fund, and a mentor and investor at several accelerators, including Acceleprise, gener8tor and Iconyc. He is also a deal flow partner at Right Side Capital Management, a San Francisco-based pre-seed stage venture fund. Dr. Shane and the Fowler Center partner on projects related to entrepreneurship in low resource communities, specifically those communities surrounding the Case Western campus.
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