| Brad Harrison|
| Bradley C. Harrison|
March 11, 1972 (age 43) (1972-03-11) Briarcliff Manor, New York
Brad Harrison Wikipedia
Bradley C. Harrison (born March 11, 1972) is a venture capitalist. He is the founder and managing partner of Scout Ventures, a venture capital firm that offers entrepreneurs support and capital. Harrison specializes in early-stage companies with a focus on media, technology, and entertainment. He holds three US patents in the search space.
Harrison attended the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1990-1994 where he graduated as a Distinguished Honor Graduate with a B.S. in theoretical economics.
Harrison then attended the MIT Sloan School of Management from 1999-2001 where he graduated with an MBA.
Harrison was an Airborne Ranger and served in the U.S. Army for 5 years.
Harrison founded Gladiator Group, a venture consulting firm, and also served as a Director at America Online where he was responsible for strategy, business development, and new revenue creation.
In 2004, Harrison served as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Distribution of MeMedia Inc.
In 2006, he founded his own venture firm, Brad Harrison Ventures. As an evolution of BHV, he launched the BHV Entrepreneurship Fund II to focus on early-stage venture capital. The Entrepreneurship Fund is focused on providing strategic capital to start-ups and start-overs with a Media, Technology and Entertainment focus. In August 2013, Harrison rebranded BHV to Scout Ventures. Previous investments include Social Weekend.
Harrison has been a board member of SeedInvest since April 2014.
While at AOL, Harrison collaborated with his boss and mentor, Edmund J. Fish, to file and receive three patents in the search space.Search enhancement system and method having rankings, explicitly specified by the user, based upon applicability and validity of search parameters in regard to a subject matter (United States Patent 7,467,232; December 16, 2008; Co-inventor with Edmund J. Fish while at AOL).
Search enhancement system with information from a selected source (United States Patent 7,640,232; December 29, 2009, Co-inventor with Edmund J. Fish while at AOL).
System and method patent for general search parameters having quantized relevance values that are associated with a user (United States Patent 7,739,408; June 15, 2010, Co-inventor with Edmund J. Fish while at AOL).
He resides in New York City with his wife, Angie; son, Elvis; and daughter, Scout.