|Indiana University, BS||2005|
Matt Hodan is an investor and entrepreneur.
Matt began his career in finance, working for two years as an Analyst at J.P. Morgan. While at J.P. Morgan, Matt provided strategic M&A advisory services to leading companies. After J.P. Morgan, Matt worked for two years as an Associate at Genstar Capital, a middle-market private equity investment firm. While at Genstar Capital, Matt identified investment opportunities, executed new acquisitions, and monitored portfolio investments.
After Genstar Capital, Matt joined Y-Combinator and subsequently started several companies, including: Data Marketplace, Smart Shortcuts and Knotist. Data Marketplace is an online marketplace for tabular data. Smart Shortcuts is an Excel productivity add-in for financial analysts. Knotist is an online community of wedding professionals. Data Marketplace was sold to InfoChimps in 2011.
Matt currently works with Lexington Partners where he focuses on venture capital investments.
Matt received a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University in 2005. When he’s not working, Matt loves to play tennis, snow ski, sail, play piano, invest, and talk about new business ideas.