Matt joined CVP at its inception, coming from Columbia University Science and Technology Ventures (STV) where he managed a portfolio of spinout companies and the deployment of STV's highly profitable seed fund. During his tenure at Columbia, eleven portfolio companies went public or were acquired by publicly traded companies. Prior to Columbia, Matt led several startup operations, two of which reached revenues in excess of $100MM and were acquired.
At CVP, Matt focuses on investments in communications, software and robotics. He represents CVP on the Boards of RemoteReality and PacStar Communications.
Matt earned an MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a BA from Boston College. Matt serves on Columbia's Private Equity Board, as an SBIR reviewer for the National Science Foundation, and as a reviewer for the US Navy's SPAWAR/Center for Commercialization of Advanced Technologies.
About Chart Venture Partners
Chart Venture Partners, L.P. (CVP) is a $100M early stage venture capital fund investing in security related technologies with government and commercial applications. We invest in highly differentiated opportunities with large markets where we add value through our industry experience, network of relationships and technology insight.
CVP was founded through an exclusive agreement between the Chart Group and InSitech, Incorporated, a non-profit commercial partnership intermediary for the U.S. Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal. Our partnership provides unique access into the defense and security markets, allowing us to take active roles for the benefit of our portfolio companies.