Matt is a managing partner at Dallas Venture Partners.
He is an entrepreneurial JD/MBA with a background in all financial and legal aspects of private equity transactions and management. He has used his unique skill set to actively manage investments through their full life cycle: introduction to investment to sale. He has experience in both raising private equity funds and in sourcing investment opportunities. Formerly a Senior Associate with Trailblazer Capital, he was responsible for analyzing the firm’s deal flow as well as managing the due diligence process for every one of the fund’s investments, bridge funding transactions and the sale of a portfolio company to a publicly traded corporation. Matt is a member of the State Bar of Texas, a board member at DeviceFidelity, Inc., a former President and current Board Member of DFW TeXchange and a frequent contributor to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (“NFTE”). Matt received both his law and business degrees from Southern Methodist University with a concentration in Finance. While in graduate school, Matt founded a digital music company where he was successful in both raising capital for his company and attracting local talent. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Colgate University.