Matt Turck is a partner at FirstMark and invests across a broad range of early stage enterprise and consumer startups.
Prior to FirstMark, he was a Managing Director at Bloomberg Ventures, the investment and incubation arm of Bloomberg LP, which he helped start. Previously, Matt was the co-founder of TripleHop Technologies, a venture-backed enterprise search software startup that was acquired by Oracle.
Matt is passionate about building communities, and organizes two large monthly events: Data Driven NYC (which focuses on data-driven startups and Big Data) and Hardwired NYC (which focuses on the Internet of Things, 3D printing, and wearable computing).
Matt graduated from Sciences-Po Paris and holds a master of laws (LL.M.) from Yale Law School.
Board & Advisor Roles (6)Update
|Apr, 2016||Helium||$20M / Series B||FirstMark Capital|
|Apr, 2016||x.ai||$23M / Series B||FirstMark Capital|
|Mar, 2016||Cockroach Labs||$20.25M / Series A||FirstMark Capital|
|Jun, 2015||Sketchfab||$7M / Series A (Lead)||FirstMark Capital|
|Jun, 2015||Cockroach Labs||$6.25M / Series A||FirstMark Capital|
|Jan, 2015||Sproutling||$6.55M / Venture||FirstMark Capital|
|Jan, 2015||Sense360||$2.75M / Seed (Lead)||FirstMark Capital|
|Jan, 2015||x.ai||$9.2M / Series A (Lead)||FirstMark Capital|
|Dec, 2014||Kinsa||$9.6M / Series A||FirstMark Capital|
|Dec, 2014||Helium||$15.98M / Series A||FirstMark Capital|
|Aug, 2014||ActionIQ||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2014||Recombine||$3.3M / Series A (Lead)||FirstMark Capital|
|Nov, 2013||Homer||$3.44M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2013||Helium||$2.8M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2013||Memoir||undisclosed amount / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||Mortar Data||$1.8M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2011||Dispatch||$965k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2011||SideTour||$1.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2011||Thinknear||$1.63M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|May, 2011||Memoir||$1.2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul 18, 2016||AdExchanger - AT&T Bets On Addressable TV; Ad Blocker Shine Wants To Branch Out|
|Jun 17, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Why FirstMark plans to invest $480M in 'non-obvious' companies|
|Jun 15, 2016||TechCrunch - FirstMark Capital raises $480 million in new early stage, growth funds|
|Jun 9, 2016||Business Wire - AXA Strengthens Ties between Insurance Industry and Data Ecosystem|
|May 30, 2016||TechCrunch - FirstMark Capital’s Matt Turck on the big data landscape|
|May 24, 2016||TechCrunch - The reality of augmented and virtual reality venture capital|
|Apr 7, 2016||The Verge - The smart bots are coming and this one is brilliant|
|Mar 29, 2016||Venture Capital Database - First Round Capital v. Khosla Ventures|