Matt Fates on venture capital and angel investing.
Matt Fates, an early-stage investor, joins (JP) Jeffery Potvin to talk about venture capital and angel investing. He shares the importance of a deal flow, balancing out the portfolio, market competition, and investor psychology.
Matt also shares how he helps early-stage companies and his investment process.
Matt Fates has been an investor in early-stage technology companies since 1998, first with Norwest Venture Partners, then Ascent Venture Partners (where he is still an active GP), and now with Innospark Ventures (focused on AI-driven businesses), as well as on his own as an angel investor.
He has always loved seeing new technology and software address meaningful problems, but his main passion is working closely with entrepreneurs to help them build their businesses.
The full #OPNAskAnAngel talk