StartingBlock Madison names new executive director

Following a national search, Scott Mosley has been appointed the new executive director of StartingBlock Madison.

Mosley’s strong experience building companies and organizations, along with his ability to attract funds to support entrepreneurs, will help to propel StartingBlock Madison’s next stage of growth and guide the community’s stakeholders as they navigate a difficult economic environment amid changes in where and how innovation happens, according to a news release from the entrepreneurial hub.

Mosley was most recently chief operating officer of CODAworx. He supported significant revenue expansion for the company by expanding its flagship event series and launching a marketplace for art that sells works from some of the nation’s premier public artists. Prior to that, Mosley was director of investments for The Water Council, where he raised capital to support the growth of a water technology ecosystem that supports small companies from around the world. He has also served as director of capital at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC).