Matthew joined Plaza Ventures as Partner in 2012. Throughout his career, Matthew has been involved in all aspects of the investment cycle having completed dozens of transactions of early stage technology companies. Matthew was formerly a Principal with an institutional investment firm in Toronto. Matthew focuses on origination, vetting, due diligence, negotiation and deal structuring of investments and private equity financing agreements across technology sectors, as well as the refining of business concepts, selecting appropriate business plans for investment and monitoring and enhancing the performance of portfolio companies. Matthew is a frequent speaker at various conferences and events relating to Private Equity, Venture Capital and Clean Technology. Matthew is a guest lecturer at various universities. In addition, Matthew sits on the Board of Directors and/or Advisory Boards of numerous companies and charities. Matthew is currently the Investor In Residence for VentureLab Markham. Matthew holds his Masters of Law from the University of Oxford and the University of Kent, a Master of Science in International Sustainable Development and Investment from the University of New South Wales and an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.