Washington – Startup America, a new program announced by the
White House last month that aims to expand access to capital and other key
resources for start-ups, on Thursday named Timothy "Scott" Case, the
co-founder of Priceline.com, as its CEO.
Case — no relation to Startup America
chairman Steve Case — is currently the CEO of Malaria No More, a
public-private partnership he helped start in 2006 to end malaria deaths in
Africa by 2015.
He will remain with the organization as a vice chair, and start
his new job on March 14.
"I’ve been an entrepreneur my entire life and
have helped build hyper growth companies that transformed the lives of
employees, customers and clients." said Scott Case.
experienced the challenges entrepreneurs face firsthand as they seek to build
Case served as the co-founder and CTO of "name your
own price" company Priceline and previously helped build a portfolio of
intellectual property at the Walker Digital Invention Laboratory.