Matt Cohler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 7
  • Portfolio
  • 2
  • Exits
  • 4
Exits

Matt Cohler General Information

Description

Mr. Matt Cohler serves as Partner at Benchmark Capital. He serves as Board Member at 1stdibs, Edmodo and Uber. He also serves as the Board Member at Quora. He also serves as the Board Observer at Greenhouse Software. He has several years of experience working with great entrepreneurs to build lasting consumer Internet companies, having served in senior management roles at Facebook and LinkedIn. Most recently, he served as vice president of product management at Facebook, overseeing the company's product development organizations. He joined Facebook in early 2005 as one of the first five employees hired by the company's founders and its first external executive hire, and he's been credited with helping drive Facebook's strategy, organizational growth, and product direction. Previously, he served as vice president and general manager at LinkedIn, where he was a member of the company's founding team. Before LinkedIn, he was a consultant in McKinsey & Company's Silicon Valley office and worked in Beijing for AsiaInfo, the telecom solutions provider that built China's Internet infrastructure, prior to the company's initial public offering. His investments are 1stdibs, Asana, Baixing, CouchSurfing, Domo, Dropbox, Edmodo, Instagram, Quora, Peixe Urbano, ResearchGate, and Zendesk. He is also a special advisor at Facebook, the board of governors at the San Francisco Symphony. He holds a B.A. with honors and distinction from Yale University. He is the Board Member at Zendex. He also served as Board Observer at Xapo.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Matt Cohler Investments (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Asana 30-Mar-2016 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 000000
000000000 01-Jul-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 29-May-2013 0000 00000 000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000000000 07-Aug-2012 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 18-Oct-2011 00000 00000 00000 Database Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 000000
Path Mobile 14-Nov-2010 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 000000
Asana 01-Apr-2009 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 000000
To view Matt Cohler’s complete investments history, request access »
Want detailed data on 3M+ companies?

What you see here scratches the surface

Request a free trial
Want to dig into this profile?

We’ll help you find what you need

Learn more

Matt Cohler Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Asana 30-Sep-2020 IPO 00000
0000000000 23-Oct-2019 000000000000000000
Dropbox 23-Mar-2018 IPO 00000
Path Mobile 28-May-2015 Merger/Acquisition
To view Matt Cohler’s complete exits history, request access »

Matt Cohler Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

PitchBook’s data visualizations quickly surface an investor’s historical investments—showing a breakdown of activity by industry, year and region.

Request a free trial

Matt Cohler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Matt Cohler Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
To view Matt Cohler’s complete team members history, request access »

Matt Cohler Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Eric Ries 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sam Altman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
VTF Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
You’re viewing 5 of 15 co-investors. Get the full list »