Matthew Scott Murphy

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners

Matthew Scott Murphy

Matthew Scott Murphy

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners

Overview
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iXL, Inc.
Advantage Capital Partners
Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc.

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Primary Location

Glens Falls, NY, United States

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1970 - Columbia, MO, United States

Age

48

Number of Awards

1

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Founder at DCG Holdco, Inc.

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Co-Founder at PayIt LLC

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Co-Founder at PayIt LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Synacor, Inc.

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Co-Founder at trueEX Group LLC

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Former Director at NASDAQ Private Market

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Investor at Captricity, Inc.

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Co-Head at Miller Buckfire & Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Resonances

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Chairman at FieldLens, Inc.

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Matthew Scott Murphy
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners
Education
BA Social Studies
Class of 1992

Harvard was established in 1636, and it is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Memberships
President
Prior

ADVANCING THE NUMBER, SCALE AND QUALITY OF PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE; WORKING WITH ENTREPRENEURS, COMPANIES SEEKING FUNDING, PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS TO IMPROVE THE NUMBER AND QUALITY OF TRANSACTIONS IN WHICH INVESTMENTS CAN BE MADE.

Career History
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
2012 - Current

Advantage Capital focuses on investments in companies that develop or apply innovative technologies or approaches to products, systems and services. They typically invest in the communications, information technology, life science business services, manufacturing and and energy sectors. The firm may consider opportunities in other areas if their investment criteria are met.Advantage Capital invests in companies at all stages of development: early, expansion and later stage,except seed round financings. The firm looks for companies with a highly qualified and entrepreneurial management team, a proprietary technology or unique product or concept, an ability to achieve significant growth quickly through market penetration or market expansion, the ability to produce an exceptional return on invested capital and prospects for investment liquidity within a determinable period of time. Initial investments typically range from $500,000 to $10 million. Larger investments are usually are staged over time based on pre-set milestones or subsequent financing events. Smaller investments may be made depending on the stage of the investment. They prefer to co-invest with other experienced investment firms. The firm provides both growth equity and mezzanine debt capital to companies through various structures. Their investments are typically structured as preferred equity securities and current or deferred pay debt instruments, which are either convertible or issued with warrants.

Founder
Current

Baazee.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Flipkart Internet Pvt Ltd., is an American company located in Dover, DE, that operates an auction Web site. The firm was founded by Avnish Sarabjit Bajaj.

Founder
1995 - ?
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2014 - Current

Synacor, Inc. engages in the development of technology based services. It enables customers to use technology platforms and services to scale businesses and extend subscriber relationships. Its products include managed portals, advertising solutions, email and collaboration platforms, and cloud-based identity management. The company was founded by George G. Chamoun and Douglas S. Fish in January 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Independent Director
Current

trueEX Group LLC provides screen-based electronic platform for trading credit derivatives. It develops a new regulated exchange for the global derivatives market to address new requirements under Dodd-Frank for the trading of derivative products. The firm offers market participants the benefits of automated execution and clearing as a CFTC-regulated designated contract market. The company was founded by Sunil Gordhan Hirani and James R. Miller on October 21, 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Independent Director
Current

DCG Holdco, Inc. provides online-trading platform. The company was founded by Barry Edward Silvert on May 10, 2004 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$500
2008

Representative from Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District

Political Donations Received
$500
2010
$500
2010
$1,000
2010
Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)