I  Matter

http://matter.vc





     Office Locations:

421 Bryant St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: 650-862-3341

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Matter is a five month start-up accelerator and early stage venture capital firm that supports and invests in media entrepreneurs. Target ventures are existing start up teams of 2 to 4 founders that have a built early stage prototype. After a competitive selection process, six teams are chosen to receive $50K in funding. After beginning with a week-long design thinking bootcamp, each month-long sprint ends in a Design Review, where the entrepreneurs pitch ideas and get feedback as they build momentum towards Demo Day. The entire class comes together for key milestones during the program: Bootcamp and Design Review Zero in San Francisco, Design Review Two in New York, and Demo Days in both location. Throughout the rest of the 5 months, Matter creates a supportive environment in both San Francisco and New York with workshops, weekly speakers, and office hours. Matter is financed by an initial $2.5M investment from its founding limited partners, Knight Foundation and KQED, and supported by PRX.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription or Silicon Valley Database subscription.
    Corey Ford Managing Partner
    Lara Ortiz-Luis Associate
    Nikita Shamdasani Program Coordinator
    Pete Mortensen Associate

     

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