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Matthew Lent

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Seeking partner who can code with me. Previously built HR tools at Google, raised $5m for Aperia & ran a 100 person tutoring biz. Brown grad

Seeking partner who can code with me. Previously built HR tools at Google, raised $5m for Aperia & ran a 100 person tutoring biz. Brown grad

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Product
  • Front End Engineering
I have an idea I'm commited to
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Product
  • • Front End Engineering

Involved In

Founder

Keeper
BearPaw Tutors LLC

Side Projects

wattadu

Positions

Co-founder & COO Keeper September 2014 - present
Consultant Aperia Technologies April 2012 - present
Analyst / Internal Tools Developer Google March 2010 - September 2012
Co-Founder and CEO BearPaw Tutors LLC March 2006 - June 2012
Investment Banking Analyst Deutsche Bank Securities June 2009 - March 2010
Proprietary Trading Intern Gelber Group LLC June 2007 - August 2007

Education

University of Cambridge Computer Science 2012 - 2013
Brown University Applied Mathematics, Economics 2004 - 2008

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Other Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Project management
  • • Product management
  • • Product Market Fit
  • • Social Media
Markets of Interest
  • • Events
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Valuation • Venture capital • Entrepreneurship • Financial Modeling • Investment Banking

Key Accomplishments

Most proud of transitioning from finance to tech in just a couple years, and all the while running a profitable tutoring company on the side, managing $1m in federal contracts over the years.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Product, marketing, fundraising and coding. Want partner to be able to do this as well ideally as I see myself more as business and product side rather than a pure engineer, but I'm flexible.

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Mattias Granlund
We worked together
Because Matthew loves the machinery that makes the world go 'round. He wants to participate in that process above all else.
Hal Kruth
We worked together
He's smart, creative, focused on building a great new enterprise. His analytic skills are outstanding. He is committed to being a winner and ... willing to put in the effort to achieve it.
Aditi Dubey
We worked together at BearPaw Tutors LLC
Matthew is incredibly hard-working and intelligent. He is passionate about technology and is my go-to resource/friend for thoughts and strat ... egy regarding entrepreneurship and scaling a small business. When I worked with Matthew at BearPaw Tutors, he was willing to listen to new ideas and try new methods with the business we launched while maintaining a clear view of his mission as the CEO of the Company. I originally just worked with him but he became a lifelong friend!
Brandon Haws
We worked together at Aperia Technologies
Matthew is a thorough, smart and fast workhorse who impressed me with his ability to find clever ways to solve complex problems and complete ... analytical work extremely quickly. In the time I’ve known him he has managed his own successful tutoring business remotely while excelling at his other job responsibilities and remaining committed to constantly expanding his knowledge base through coursework.
Josh Cherry
We worked together
Matt is one of the most resourceful individuals I've ever met, having already launched many successful ventures across myriad different indu ... stries.
barrett Hazeltine
They're my professor
I knew Matthew as a student. He is smart. He is a fountain of new ideas. He is very energetic and most enthusiastic. Entrepreneurs, someo ... ne said, need to be great story tellers and Matt is.