Westcott LLC

Carl Westcott founded Westcott LLC in 1996 as an entrepreneurial private investment platform. Westcott LLC makes opportunistic investments across a broad array of industries and business models.

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Commodore Partners Ltd.

Founded in 2002, Commodore Partners is a Westcott-owned private equity firm that focuses on venture capital investments and the acquisition and development of real estate.

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Carl H. Westcott

Carl H. Westcott is Chairman of Westcott LLC and General Partner of Commodore Partners, Ltd., a real estate holding and development company.

In 1986, Mr. Westcott founded Westcott Communications. The company delivered education, training and information to various markets via interactive classrooms, private satellite television, and videotape. The company was sold in 1996 to KIII.

He founded First Extended Service Corporation in 1978, a processing firm for auto dealerships. FESC merged with AON Insurance Company in 2002.

He was a majority shareholder in Digital Witness which was formed in 2001 to develop and market video software solutions. The company was acquired by Westec Interactive Security, Inc. in November 2007.

He devotes much of his time to the Westcott Foundation. In 2003 Mr. Westcott received the Horatio Alger Award and was inducted as a Lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.

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Intel Capital adds Ossia to its portfolio

Intel Capital today announced a new crop of tech startups it is now backing, including two companies in the Seattle region. Separately from the $62 million funding, Intel Capital also announced today that it just added Ossia, a Redmond-based six-year-old company that is quietly building technology that can charge electronic devices wirelessly, to its portfolio.

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Commodore Partners’ Court Westcott Featured Speaker at 2014 InsideAR Conference

InsideAR Munich 2014 took place from October 29th to 30th in the Kleine Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany. More than 1000 participants joined Metaio for the most exciting Augmented Reality Conference worldwide. Court Westcott discussed how computer vision will disrupt the search engine by changing the origination point from where queries begin.

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Student housing may be a catalyst near UH

Dallas-based Fountain Residential Partners marketed the Vue at MacGregor, a complex designed for 347 students, as the area’s “first privately owned off-campus community.”

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Variable, Inc. Raises $1.25 Million in Series A Funding for Wireless Sensors

Variable, Inc., a Chattanooga-based technology startup and developer of the NODE modular wireless sensor platform, announced that it has secured Series A funding in the amount of $1.25 million.

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