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Matthew Witheiler, General Partner

Investment Focus:

Hardware, financial technology and education technology

Current Investments:

Matt is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience broadly cover companies and technologies across the information technology sector including hardware, financial technology and education technology.  He recently moved to New York to help lead the firm's investment initiatives there as he detailed in his blog posts, "The State of NYC Investing: The story of why a Boston VC moved his wife and dog to NYC" and " The New and Improved State of NYC Investing: What a difference a year makes." 

Matt currently serves on the boards of Convoke Systems and Dragon Innovation and as an observer on the boards of Carnival Labs, DataXu, and Sand 9

Matt joined Flybridge as a Senior Associate in July 2008 after completing his MBA at Harvard School of Business (HBS) and was promoted to Principal in 2010.   Prior to joining the firm, he served in various roles in the high technology industry.  Most recently, he was a Summer Associate at Jefferies Broadview in technology investment banking where he advised on sale, IPO and debt strategies of various companies in the technology industry. Prior to that, Matt worked at ATI Technologies, a $4B 3D-graphics silicon provider and was co-owner and Senior Hardware Editor of the successful hardware review website, AnandTech.com.

Matt also sits on the board of The Capital Network and is a Founding Executive Committee Member of First Growth Venture Network, a network of venture and angel investors supporting first and second time entrepreneurs building exciting companies in the New York area.

Matt holds a BA in Public Policy Studies from Duke University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Blog: Bits of Cents

Twitter: @witheiler

 

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