Matt is a co-founder and co-Managing Partner of Data Collective (DCVC), has three decades of experience as a technology entrepreneur and VC, both in the US and globally. Matt’s prior investments include Cotendo (AKAM), Zynga (ZNGA), Facebook (FB), XenSource (CTRX), UltraDNS (NSR), FlashSoft (SDNK), Fortinet (FTNT), Aggregate Knowledge (NSR), Virtuata (CSCO), DataMirror (IBM), Couchbase, Ayasdi, Kenshoo, D-Wave Systems, MetaMarkets, Uber, AngelList, and many others, including multiple additional acquisitions by Google, Facebook, Netapp, and other Fortune 1000 tech companies. Matt founded Da Vinci Systems, a pioneering e-mail software vendor with over 1 million users worldwide prior to its acquisition. He is an inventor on over 40 granted or in-process patents in areas as diverse as enterprise hardware and fraud detection. Matt holds a degree in Physics from Yale University and has been active in helping develop China’s venture capital and technology regulatory framework for two decades.