Matt Ocko

Matt Ocko

Entrepreneur, then investor for 20 years in teams (ZNGA, XenSource/CTRX FB, Cotendo/AKAM, Datamirror/IBM, FTNT, Tango, Metaweb, D-Wave) solving hard problems for large markets. Still read code.

Palo Alto, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since June 25, 2012
3 Splash Points
3 companies followed
Following Followers
Matt is not following anyone.
About Matt
Investor interests
Type of investor Early stage VC
Typical investment size $250k - $500k $1M - $2.5M
Typical investments in a year 30
Categories of interest
Locations of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur turned hands-on VC

Full bio

Matt Ocko, Managing Director of Archimedes Capital and Managing Partner of Data Collective, has nearly three decades of experience as a technology entrepreneur, operating executive and venture capitalist, both in the US and in China, where he has advised multiple government entities over the last two decades.  Matt has been a Partner of VantagePoint Venture Partners and was a founding General Partner of Softbank Technology Ventures.  His investments include Zynga (ZNGA), Facebook (FB),, Cotendo (AKAM), XenSource (CTRX), Flashsoft (SNDK), SupportSoft (SPRT), Verisign (VRSN), Alantro (TXN), UltraDNS (NSR), Fortinet (FTNT), Akimbi (VMW), MetaWeb (GOOG), Kenshoo,  BranchOut, and Impermium.  Matt founded and was VP of R&D for Da Vinci Systems, a pioneering e-mail software vendor with over 1 million users world-wide prior to its acquisition.   He is an inventor on more than 30 granted or in process patents, and still reads code.