Scott Bluestein

Chief Executive Officer​ and Chief Investment Officer

Scott is the Chief Executive Officer​ and Chief Investment Officer for Hercules Capital. He is responsible for the company’s lending policies and risk management practices related to its loan and investment portfolio.

Scott joined Hercules in 2010 as chief credit officer and brings more than 22 years of financial services, direct investment and credit experience to Hercules. Most recently, he served as founder and partner of Century Tree Capital Management, a fund established to make senior secured debt investments with warrants and equity co-investments in small and micro-cap public and private companies.

Prior to that, he was managing director at Laurus – Valens Capital Management, where he had responsibility for a structured debt with equity investment portfolio, including new investments, portfolio management, and restructurings. Previously, Scott worked at UBS Investment Bank, where he was a member of the Financial Technology Coverage Group.

Scott received his B.B.A. in Finance from Emory University.