Scott Lynn

CEO & Founder at Masterworks and 2 other companies
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Early Internet entrepreneur with a focus on online advertising, martech, and fintech. Over the past 15+ years, he has founded, acquired, sold, or remain a controlling shareholder in over a dozen tech companies. Outside of online advertising, he actively invests in contemporary art and serve on boards of different organizations, including the Brooklyn Rail (current), International Foundation for Art Research (current), and the Lynn Foundation (past).

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  • People feel that equity markets are overvalued and they are looking for other places to put money.

    17 June 2021
  • We are seeing a huge influx of investors looking to diversify away from the stock market right now. Art has historically been uncorrelated to other asset classes, it acts as a great diversifier during times like this.

    17 June 2021
  • Historically, the asset class has outperformed the stock market. It’s uncorrelated. So we think it has a role in any investment portfolio.

    17 June 2021
Employment
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  • Masterworks (https://www.masterworks.io/)
    CEO & Founder
    started Jul 2017
  • Payability
    Founder and Chairman
    started Jun 2014
  • V2 Ventures
    Founder and Chairman
    started Dec 2003