Prior to joining Village Ventures, Matt was Vice President of Corporate Development and Finance at CyberCrop.com, Inc., where he was instrumental in the development of the company’s initial business plan and securing over $25 million in financing. Additionally, he was involved in setting the strategic direction of the company and securing strategic partners.
Prior to CyberCrop.com, Matt was a Vice President at Koch Ventures, Inc., where he led investments in companies such as VerticalNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERT), Universal Access, Inc., (NASDAQ: UAXS), and Energy Interactive (Acquired: ABB). Matt focuses on healthcare related investments, including healthcare IT, healthcare services, medical technology, and outsourced services for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
Matt graduated from the University of Kansas and now resides in Denver, Colorado. Matt is active in the Denver community having co-founded the Epidermolysis Bullosa Family Assistance Fund at Children’s Hospital of Denver. He is an advisor to The Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and he serves as a member of the advisory committee for the Fitzsimmon’s BioBusiness Incubator.