Matt advises entrepreneurial clients in technology-driven industries at every stage of the business lifecycle, from initial formation and funding to exit strategy. He combines industry knowledge with extensive deal experience to deliver smart solutions for tech, tech-enabled, and life sciences companies with respect to choice of business entity, intellectual property protection, internal governance, private and public debt and equity financings, securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and beyond.
Innovators and investors regularly seek Matt’s depth of knowledge and practical guidance for pre-seed, seed, and early stage to expansion and growth stage capital raising transactions and ultimate liquidity events. He works closely with venture capital funds, family offices, private equity and hedge funds, and angel networks and funds to understand and meet their individual business needs. He keeps up with the rapid pace of the emerging technologies and techniques that are disrupting every industry, advising clients on cryptocurrencies, SAFEs, KISSes, and other innovative fintech solutions.
Committed to making more room for diverse professionals in the entrepreneurial space, Matt works extensively with woman-led start-ups and is a mentor for the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship. He also represents a number of Israel-based clients to facilitate their expansion to the United States, having collaborated with one such CEO to create an Israeli Air Force alumni meetup to connect entrepreneurial graduates in the greater New York City area. He is also actively involved with the firm’s immigration and naturalization clinic as well as its name-change program for transgender people.
Matt regularly contributes to the vibrant start-up ecosystem, writing and speaking about key issues for founders and investors at conferences, venture fairs, meetups, and co-working spaces. He is an advisor for New York University’s Summer Launchpad Program, the 365x Israeli business accelerator program, and the Princeton Tech Meetup. An avid golfer, Matt captained the Dartmouth College golf team.