Matt Chagan is a partner at Sustainable Future Ventures. Prior to joining SFV, Matt was a partner at Rich Products Ventures.
Matt has over 20 years of experience as a technology investor, most of which was spent in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to his role at Rich Products Ventures, he was previously a co-founder of Synapse Partners and a principal at Trident Capital. He has invested across Enterprise Software, FinTech, FoodTech, and ConsumerTech into companies such as Future Meat, BlueNalu, Nium, and Brightroll (acquired by Yahoo). He has also spent a number of years on the operations side of technology businesses, including corporate development leadership roles at Ripple, a San Francisco-based blockchain and financial technology company, and Opera, an Oslo-based consumer technology company.
Matt began his career in technology investment banking at Bank of America.
With his multi-sector technology background, Matt brings a unique perspective to the SFV team. His deep and diverse network offers tremendous value for founders looking to raise capital or expand their operations.
He is a father, a foodie, and has a bottomless reservoir of analogies that compare business circumstances to American sports.
Matt holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from Colgate University.