Nick Smoot- Founding Partner and Executive Director

Nick is a connector. He has a vast network from building startups in Los Angeles, Seattle and Philadelphia. As an investor, he is leveraging that same network to help companies become legendary. He now lives in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho where he hosts events through the Innovation Collective and runs the Think Big Festival; an innovation and entrepreneurship conference + summit.

His focus is on building startup ecosystems in underserved areas and helping those entrepreneurs connect to the larger global system.