Matt Walters
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Matt Walters

Managing Director of Runway Incubator, San Francisco's premier community for startup, investor and corporate collaboration. Also Venture Partner at Expansive Ventures, an early stage VC fund built on the Founder Institute's global network.

Website: mattpwalters.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mattpwalters
Twitter: @mattpwalters
San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since December 16, 2014
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Type of investor Early stage VC
Typical investment size $500k - $1M
Typical investments in a year 10
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Matt is the Managing Director of Runway Incubator, San Francisco's premier community for startup, investor and corporate collaboration. Matt is also a Venture Partner at Expansive Ventures, an early stage VC fund built on the Founder Institute's global network. Previously, Matt was a Principal at Ardent Capital, a VC fund that invests in early stage technology companies across Southeast Asia and the founding Head of Business Development and CFO of Topicmarks, a natural language processing company that sold to Tagged, Inc in 2011. 

Before Topicmarks, Matt was an early employee and acting CFO at Room to Read where he helped the startup scale to operations in 13 countries, featured on Oprah and at Clinton’s Global Initiative along the way. By his departure, Room to Read had established nearly 8,000 libraries across Asia and Africa. 

Matt is a mentor at the Founder Institute, a former Leadership Fellow at The Wharton School and Princeton in Asia Fellow at Princeton University. Matt can be reached at matt[at]runway.is.