Scott Krivokopich

CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER

Scott is a Managing Partner at 1982 Ventures. He is responsible for setting the investment and deal execution strategy and manages overall operations. He previously was a Principal at tryb Group and led the Investments team. He led investments into First Circle, leading digital SME lender in the Philippines, Asia Collect, a regional digital debt collection services, and supported the team in a growth equity deal, Chinsay, global enterprise technology SaaS.

Prior to joining tryb in December 2016, Scott worked as Director and Office Head for Moore Stephens, leading corporate finance and CFO services practice, in Shanghai. At Moore Stephens, Scott worked closely with EU- and US-based boards and financial sponsors to manage financial operations for their investments in Asia, providing investment planning, restructuring and financial due diligence, while serving as regional finance head for 22 companies.

Scott started his career in New York with PwC. He worked in PwC’s Fixed Income and Credit Group where he worked with investment banks and portfolio managers on fixed income derivatives. He has extensive experience modeling fixed income derivatives and other sophisticated credit products.

Scott graduated with a degree in Finance and Investments from Baruch College and is a Certified Management Accountant. Scott has previously served as Board Treasurer and Executive Committee member for the Benelux Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

In his free time, Scott enjoys assisting social entrepreneurs with finance and accounting issues, volunteered for Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and has been a lecturer at kanthari.org’s India campus since 2013.

Short Story:

Origins: Born and raised in Southern California. I’ve lived in New York City, Shanghai and now settled with my beautiful wife and daughter (and dog) Singapore.

Dream Job: It has to be this, race car driver is a close second. Maybe I’ll get to do both!

Sports: Snowboarding (learning to ski), running with my dog, I’m game for anything outdoors and/or motorsports.

Travel: Always a yes! I like to mix it up between family vacations, solo adventures and trips with friends. There’s always something new to learn about the world we live in.

Interests: Technology (obviously), F1 and MotoGP. I’m also a massive finance geek and love reading about financial crime.

Bucket List: Finish a Rally Raid on a motorcycle, ride in an olympic bobsled, see the Isle of Man TT, seed SEAsia’s next fintech unicorn!