Matt joined CEV as an Investment Principal in May 2023. He brings over a decade of climatetech investing experience to CEV.

Prior to joining CEV, Matt was Director of Technology at Pangaea Ventures, an impact-focused venture capital firm. There, he played a key role in directing the firm’s technology scouting and evaluation activities. He also helped develop quantifiable impact assessment methodologies for portfolio companies and potential investments. He served as a board director and observer for multiple hardtech startups and closely supported many of the firm’s strategic limited partners.

Before his transition into venture capital, Matt was an early employee at a nanotechnology startup called PChem Associates. There, he supported fundraising efforts with angel investors, VCs, and regional economic development programs. In addition, he developed QA/QC processes and supported customers/partners on-site across the United States.

Matt holds an MPhil in Micro- and Nanotechnology Enterprise from the University of Cambridge and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BSE in Materials Science & Engineering. He is a member of the Investor Advisory Board of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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