About Us

Our Core

Commitments

Scout connects growing companies with great cities.

We make it easy for cities to recruit and retain while streamlining site selection for growing companies. 

Vision

Our vision is to be the destination for location based business decisions.

Mission

Our mission is to streamline economic development by connecting growing companies with great cities and resources.

Values

We value transparency, trust, and data integrity. 

Meet the

Scout Team

Our team is a unique blend of seasoned entrepreneurs and industry experts who have collectively shaped the Scout platform. Together, we've harnessed our experience and strengths to create a platform that addresses the complexities of site selection and economic development so businesses can make better location based decisions. 

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Co-Founder/CEO

Ryan Abramson

Ryan has been building high growth technology companies for the past 10 years. Ryan worked as a site selection and government affairs consultant for relocating businesses which led him to co-found the Scout marketplace.

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Co-Founder

Lucas Wiley

Lucas has founded several data engineering teams for some of the world's leading software companies. He created a software platform for municipalities to manage local investment networks which led him to develop Scout.

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Co-Founder

Jack Dreifuss

Jack is a technologist and venture capitalist for companies that protect America’s national interests. From semi-conductor manufacturing, to industrial AI, Jack has been instrumental in identifying and nurturing cutting-edge technologies.

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Advisor

Brian Tate

Brian is the Founder and CEO of Oats Overnight, a vertically integrated breakfast brand. Brian saw first-hand the benefits and challenges of site selection when he was searching for a new facility that would create 180 new jobs. 

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Scout provides services for

Economic Developers

We help cities and EDOs recruit and retain business through profiles, data, and reviews. 

For expanding and relocating businesses
Scout provides services for

Relocating Businesses

We help expanding and relocating businesses find the right data, incentives, and resources.