Data Investing and the MAD with Matt Turck

There are many types of early stage funding available from friends and family to seed to series A.  Some firms invest across a wide set of technologies and seek only to provide capital. Others are in it for the long haul – they focus on specific areas of technology and develop both long term relationships and deep expertise over time.  

Today, we are interviewing Matt Turck of First Mark Capital, who is in it for the long haul and whose portfolio companies include Dataiku, Crossbeam, Ada, Cockroach Labs, Clickhouse and more.  Today we will talk about Matt’s career, investment point of view, founding the Data-driven NYC community and the recent release of the 20234 MAD  – an industry resource for understanding the Machine Learning, AI and Data Landscape

Be sure to check out the show notes for links to the MAD

This epsiode is hosted by Jocelyn Houle. Follow Jocelyn on Linked or on Twitter @jocelynbyrne.


Show notes – 

In today’s show we referenced a couple things you may want to check out.

Matt’s blog and MAD Landscape

The interactive MAD Landscape

The picture in Matt’s Office was The Son of Man by Rene Magritte 

Matt’s full bio

FirstMark Capital Site

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