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34 Investments in 27 Companies
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Matt has nearly three decades of experience as a technology entrepreneur, operating executive and venture capitalist, with over 20 patents granted or pending in areas as diverse as hardware systems and social games. He still reads C++ code but admits to occasional struggles with Erlang. Matt is a cofounder of Data Collective, a venture fund with a unique team of experienced venture capitalists, technology entrepreneurs and practicing engineers, investing together in seed and early stage Big Data and IT infrastructure companies.

During his venture capital tenure, he has invested in and/or helped grow a variety of companies including XenSource (CTRX), Zynga (ZNGA), Impermium, Verisign (VRSN), Facebook (FB), Virtuata (CSCO), Akimbi Systems (VMW), Cotendo (AKAM), Tango.me, MetaWeb (GOOG), FlashSoft (SNDK), DataMirror (IBM), UltraDNS (NSR), Kenshoo, Metamarkets, Fortinet (FTNT), SupportSoft (SPRT), Alantro (TXN), CouchBase, Spool (FB), BranchOut, On-Ramp Wireless, and many others.

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Co-Managing Partner

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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Founder & VP of R&D

Board & Advisor Roles (8)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$16M / Series A
Jun, 2015$20.5M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2015undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2015$6.5M / Venture
Nov, 2014undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$1.5M / Seed
Feb, 2014$5.7M / Series A
Dec, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$6.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$8.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2013$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2013$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$750k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$3.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2012$3.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2012$2.7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$1.5M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$37M / Series B
Dec, 2011$2.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2011$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2011$8M / Series APersonal Investment
Nov, 2011$11M / Series A
Sep, 2011$600k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$1.25M / Angel
Sep, 2010$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2010$1.29M / SeedPersonal Investment

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