Matt is an experienced, successful serial startup entrepreneur, corporate whisperer and growth hacker. His experience in building solutions and companies and leading teams spans large financial institutions to Fintech, to payment systems to healthcare IT, informatics and predictive modeling, blockchain, AI and analytics systems.
A consummate curator of great people, trusted relationships and effective networks, Matt has spent most of his career in his native silicon valley and has lived through three major tech and business cycles.
A practitioner of the martial arts, he adheres to the principle “fall down seven times, get up eight times.”
A practitioner of meditation and mindfulness, he coaches and mentors his teams: “to be present, yet look ahead,” “to be energetic, yet grounded,” “to be listening, yet engaged,” “to be in motion, yet see the context,” “to be a teacher and a student, always approaching with the beginner’s mind.”
He currently leads a healthcare IT company as co-founder and investor, and sits on the board of several companies, as well as a not-for-profit and an international money transfer company (social impact), and mentors several startup ceos and founders. He is a maker, and has several iOT devices in pre-production and is a geek. He has been an adjunct lecturer/speaker at his graduate business school, and says that he “probably has a novel or two in him, when he slows down a bit.” He is a student and young alumni mentor for his undergraduate school and his graduate schools, and resides with his family on the San Francisco Peninsula, where he grew up. College: Amherst College, graduate school: Marshall School of Business at USC. the rest can be found on LinkedIn.
Skills: Product-Market Fit, Growth Hacking, Board Management, Company Visioning, Fundraising
Industry: FINTECH, Healthcare, Small Business, Payments, Sustainable Tech
Stage: Seed Stage, A Round
Do you want more startup expertise on your team?
Whether you are outside one of the startup epicenters or right in the heart of one, we invite you to consider working with Mentor Bureau to complement your existing team and accelerate your startup’s growth.
Since we are more of an accelerant instead of an Accelerator, we don’t have a standard schedule or calendar to follow. Instead, we offer the right advice for right where you are and right where you want to go. As a new startup ourselves, we follow our own advice, and will only be taking on eight (8) startups to join our first Startup Circle.
To get started, we offer a free assessment to qualifying startups. Should we both determine that Mentor Bureau has the right experience and the right talents for your specific needs, we will determine our planned areas of focus and begin working together.
AFFORDABLE, TRUSTED MENTORS
- Objective advisors help identify options and seize opportunity
- Experienced coaches optimize individual and team performance
- Mentors that appreciate you, not just your business
- Support for the design efficient processes and systems
- Wise counsel to help you (gain investment, etc.)
- Approaches that help you scale without giving away the farm
- A community of seasoned peers and mentors who understand