Matthew Murphy Partner Montage Ventures with a focus on backing entrepreneurs looking to disrupt Financial Services, HealthCare and the Future of Retail. Previously, Matt was the Global Vice President of Renren (NYSE: RENN) and was focused on building their global investment portfolio in the FinTech, Logistics and Marketplaces. In addition, Matthew was the CMO for Renren’s Real Estate Technology Group, which is made up of Chime Technologies, Geographic Farm and Sindeo. Previously, Matthew was the Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder of Lemon.com, a leading mobile wallet solution (Acquired by LifeLock), General Manager of Bling Nation, a provider of mobile payment services; and the CMO at Chegg (NYSE: CHGG), the leader in textbook rentals. Matthew was also the head of Advertising & Media at E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ: ETFC) and won numerous awards for his work, including a Clio, Effie and Stevie Award. Matthew earned his Master’s in Business Administration from The Christos M. Cotsakos College of Business at William Paterson University, holds a degree in finance from Santa Clara University and attended executive marketing education courses at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher and a great people connector. She is Founder Silicon Valley TV which has served the San Francisco Bay Area for 12 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 10 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 6 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto and audio podcasts. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo's events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is audio & visual media and she has built up a great body of work of videos of panels & interviews and podcasts in Silicon Valley startup ecosystem. She has lived & worked in Canada, Australia, Ireland, London, Northern Ireland, New Zealand & Silicon Valley. Bio https://pemo.oneView all posts
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