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Matthew Brandt

Advisor Chico, California Area, US

Founding Partner, LYB International. Wharton grad.

Founding Partner, LYB International. Wharton grad.

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M.B. Brandt Consulting


Founding Partner LYB International 2013 - December 2015
Deputy Director, International Business Head of North America CAPE - China Association of Private Equity - 中国股权投资基金协会 August 2015 - present
CEO IUIA Ventures June 2015 - December 2015
Partner 伙伴 LYB International
Founder M.B. Brandt Consulting August 2009 - present
Managing Director Global China Holdings January 2009 - August 2009
Managing Director - China Trenwith Group, LLC. July 2007 - January 2009


University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School Advanced Management Program 高级管理课程 2006 - 2006

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Advisor With
  • • China investments
  • • China strategic relations
  • • Cross border experience
Markets of Interest
  • • Hardware
  • • Smart Home
  • • Financial Services
  • • Robotics
  • • Commerce

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Stefan Hofmeyer
We worked together  •  Partner, Global PMI Partners. Harvard Business School grad. Stanford grad. University of Iowa grad.
Matthew is very knowledgeable in his areas of expertise and knows how to pull all the right levers to get work done. He is also well connect ... ed.
Arthur Lipper
I I have founded many companies including 2 New York Stock Exchange member firms. I was the owner and Editor In Chief of Venture Magazine.
Matthew wants to help others and is worth understanding his views/
KC Yoon
We worked together  •  Strategist, PHINARY Advisors Limited and Managing Partner & Co-Founder, LYB International.
Very strong global/cross-border operational and investment experience. With business ans opportunities increasingly globalized; these are v ... aluable skills for any startups

KC Yoon
We worked together  •  Strategist, PHINARY Advisors Limited and Managing Partner & Co-Founder, LYB International.
KC is brilliant. He gets the China market as few others do, is highly educated and well respected.

Jason Randell
Co- Founder, What's Free and CEO, The Moo Factory.
Jason is by far the most intelligent person I have ever met. I've seen him connects dots and identify value in ways that I have seen no othe ... r ever come close to. His bloodline is rich in the deepest sense of the word. He comes from amazing stock, is highly educated and is a natural entrepreneur.

Amanda Setili
Managing Partner, Setili & Associates, LLC. Previously Adjunct Faculty, Emory University Goizueta Business School.
Amanda is among the sharpest of the sharp. Not only is she highly educated (Harvard MBA) but she is sharp as a tack, dead on with her assess ... ments and crystal clear in her strategy and execution. She is one of the best I have ever had the pleasure to associate with.

Jorden Woods
President & Co-founder, Silicon Valley Fundraising and President, Managing Partner and Founder, Paradigms Consulting Group.
Jorden is a pleasure to work with and a natural entrepreneur. He's raised money is Silicon Valley way before it was vogue, built high-tech c ... ompanies (and sold them), when others could not, has phenomenal global experience and is able to guide and direct businesses in a way that few on the planet can.

Oded Hermoni 何大德
Co Founder and Co Chairman, J-ANGELS.
Oded is an amazing guy. I've been paid by Chinese to network in Silicon Valley and meet the most well connected and insightful possible. Ode ... d is right at the top of the list. He's humble but brilliant and very very capable.

Craig Aumann
Co Founder, CVEX Group/CVEX Holdings. Harvard grad.
Stefan is driven, sharp as they come, highly educated, immensely networked and a master at execution. He is a very impressive guy and one to ... work with if you can.

Tharon Smith
Fellow, Kauffman Fellows Program and Founding Partner, Strontium Group.
Tharon has an amazing background (highly educated, fluent in Chinese, plugged into China at levels that few westerns ever achieve), is full ... of energy and doing big things. She is the real deal through and through.

Arthur Lipper
I I have founded many companies including 2 New York Stock Exchange member firms. I was the owner and Editor In Chief of Venture Magazine.
Arthur is a legend. He's done more in his life than most of his can only imagine. His 6+ decade string of successes easily proves this.

Craig Aumann
They're my advisor  •  Co Founder, CVEX Group/CVEX Holdings. Harvard grad.
Craig is a rare breed. He is super sharp, super connected, massevily cpaable and thinks and acts big.

Dane H. Madsen
Founder | CEO, SVP Business Development, Business Development Leadership.
Dane is a great guy. Very sharp. Very plugged in. Long track-record of successes (and some failures to learn from as well).

Maxwell Yu
They're my friends  •  CEO, Founding Partner, Deep Snow Capital.
Maxwell knows China like few do. He has a great background, education and track-record. He is an excellent fit, especially for those interes ... ted in health-care / medical in China.

Philip Chow
They're my friends  •  Advisor, Lean In China. Stanford grad.
Philip is an amazing person with an amazing background. He has the family connections, China connections, western connections as well as the ... education, experience and track-record to make things happen in a way that few others can. Philip would be a great advisor to all things China, if you can get him / afford him.

Olivier Zucker
They're my school  •  Managing Director, Zucker & Co, Investment Advisors Ltd.. Wharton grad.
Olivier is a rare find. Not only is he a great guy with a great personality, but he is also wildly talented, capable and connected. Prior to ... starting his own advisory firm, Olivier was the MD for Barclay Banks Ultra High Net Worth private banking unit (read billionaires). If you need a top notch go to guy, and can afford him, I'd strongly reccomend Olivier.

Steve Visconti
They're my friends  •  President & CEO, Extenua Inc.. Utah State grad.
Steve has a phenomenal background, had a few very big exits, and is aligned with large numbers of "need to know" people in Silicon Valley. I ... f you have a hot technology and want to run it by knowledage experts, pre VC, Steve and his partners are the guys to talk with.

Zoran Radosevic
We worked together  •  Partner, Corporate Finance, BDO in Australia.
Zoran has a deep reach background in Captial Markets, M&A, Mergers, the entire A-Z of high-level business and capital transactions. He's a g ... reat guy. Has a strong reputation. Easy to get along with and very very sharp.

Curt Riley
They're my friends  •  Internationally recognized IB executive assisting companies in raising capital & expand to global markets including China, India, South Amer
Curt is a great guy. Sharp. Well connected. Highly educated. Tons of relevant experience. Lots of time in Asia. I absolutely reccomend Curt ... if your pain point is in an areas he covers.

Michael Frenz
We worked together  •  Vice President – Real Estate Investment Banking, FBR. Wharton grad.
Michael is great! I had the pleasure of working with him in investment banking years back. He's wonderful in terms of personality, easy to g ... et along with, massively well trained and gifted in his capabllities. Goldman trained too, which never hurts. :)