Matt Cohler

General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

Matt Cohler

Matt Cohler

General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

FWD.us
LinkedIn Corp.

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3981

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

03/27/1977

Age

42

Number of Awards

6

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Co-Founder at Asana, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Asana, Inc.

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Advisor at Asana, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Quora, Inc.

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Partner at Greylock Partners

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Founder at The Parker Foundation

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General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Investor at Start Fund LLC

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Founder at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Matt Cohler
General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC
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Member, Board of Trustees at California Pacific Medical Center Foundation

California Pacific Medical Center Foundation is a separately incorporated, not-for-profit organization whose primary purpose is to develop resources for California Pacific Medical Center. Since the merger of Children's Hospital and Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center that created California Pacific Medical Center in 1991, generous donors have contributed over $200 million to support state-of-the-art equipment, new and expanded patient care and research programs, and facility improvements. In 2005, California Pacific Medical Center Foundation raised $29.6 million.

Education
BA with Honors & Distinction

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
Founder
2013 - Current

FWD.us is an organization started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies to keep the United States and its citizens competitive in a global economy—including comprehensive immigration reform and education reform.

General Partner
2008 - Current

Benchmark Capital focuses on early-stage investments in technology-driven companies that have the potential to develop new markets with significant growth potential. They invest primarily in the enterprise software and services, communications and security, semiconductors, mobile computing, consumer services and financial services sectors.Benchmark Capital prefers to be the first investor in their portfolio companies. Investments range from $100,000 to $15 million. Initial investments usually range from $3 million to $5 million with the expectation of an investment of $5 million to $15 million over the life of a company.

Founding Member
2003 - ?

LinkedIn takes your professional network online, giving you access to people, jobs and opportunities like never before. Built upon trusted connections and relationships, LinkedIn has established the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. Currently, more than 200 million professionals are on LinkedIn, including executives from all five hundred of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as a wide range of household names in technology, financial services, media, consumer packaged goods, entertainment, and numerous other industries. The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from user subscriptions, advertising sales and hiring solutions.

Political Donations
$10K
2012

Former President of United States

$250
2010

Lexisnexis Head of Legal Analytics & Chairman at Lex Machina, Inc.

$5,000
2009

Chief Executive Officer at Our Film Festival, Inc.

Transactions
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Benchmark Capital Partners VII (AIV) LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Benchmark Capital Partners VII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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ArtBinder, Inc. provides mobile app for galleries. The firm's mobile application allows collectors to browse and receive updates from the art galleries around the world. The company was founded by Alexandra Chemla in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Path Inc. develops and provides personal social networking services. It enables users to share photos, videos and messages through mobile devices. The company was founded by Dave Morin, Shawn D. Fanning and Dustin Mierau in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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PandoMedia, Inc. operates as an online publishing website, which provides news articles, analysis, and commentary solutions. The company was founded by Sarah Lacy on December 16, 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #63
2015
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #19
2015
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Rank #99
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Events
Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2012 TechCrunch Disrupt (San Francisco)

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