Flybridge Capital Promotes Matt Witheiler

Flybridge Capital Partners has promoted Matt Witheiler from senior associate to principal. He joined the firm two years ago, and sits on the board of The Capital Network.

PRESS RELEASE

Flybridge Capital Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in consumer, energy, healthcare and information technology companies, today announced the promotion of Matt Witheiler from Senior Associate to Principal.

“Since joining the firm in June 2008, Matt has done an outstanding job supporting the Flybridge General Partners and has played a key role in the sourcing and closing of a number of our recent investments,” said Jon Karlen, general partner, Flybridge Capital Partners. “As a team player who has demonstrated a deep knowledge for the sectors we invest in, he is a true asset to the firm.”

Matt joined Flybridge Capital Partners as a Senior Associate in 2008 after completing his MBA at Harvard Business School (HBS). His investment interests and experience broadly cover companies and technologies across the information technology sector including financial technology, digital media, and semiconductors. Matt currently represents the firm as an observer on the boards of DataXu, Ready Financial, Sand 9 and a company currently working in stealth and sits on the board of The Capital Network. He is also a Founding Executive Committee Member of First Growth Venture Network, a network of venture and angel investors supporting first and second-time entrepreneurs building exciting companies in the New York area.

Prior to HBS, Matt spent seven years in various roles in the high technology industry. Most recently, Matthew was a Summer Associate at Jefferies Broadview in technology investment banking, three years at ATI Technologies, a $4B 3D-graphics silicon provider, and four years as co-owner and Senior Hardware Editor of the successful hardware review website, AnandTech.com

Matt holds a BA in Public Policy Studies from Duke University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

For a complete bio visit: http://www.flybridge.com/team/Matthew-Witheiler

About Flybridge Capital Partners
Flybridge Capital Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm whose mission is to assist entrepreneurs in growing innovative, global companies. With $560 million under management, the firm is focused on investing in consumer, energy, healthcare and information technology markets and is led by a team with domain expertise and more than half a century of combined experience in venture capital. For more information, visit www.flybridge.com.