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Matt Cohler


Mr. Matt Cohler serves as General Partner at Benchmark Capital. 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 served as Board Member at Uber. Matt 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, Matt 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, board of governors at 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.

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

Matt Cohler Investments (6)

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 0000 000000
000000000 01-Jul-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 29-May-2013 0000 00000 000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000000000 07-Aug-2012 00000 00000 0000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Dropbox 18-Oct-2011 Early Stage VC 00000 Application Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000 000000
Path Mobile 14-Nov-2010 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000 000000
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Matt Cohler Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
PandoMedia 23-Oct-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • BuySellAds
0000000 23-Mar-2018 000 00000 Completed
0000 000000 28-May-2015 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
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Matt Cohler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Matt Cohler Angel Investor 00 0 00 San Francisco, CA

Matt Cohler Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Eric Ries 1 0
Founders Fund 0 0
Sam Altman 0 0
VTF Capital 0 0
Y Combinator 0 0
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