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Flashpoint Tuesday Night Speaker Series: Matt Powell


Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Join us for a light dinner and conversation with Matt Powell.

Matt has over 25 years of successful leadership in high growth startups across diverse markets (cloud, data center, security software, semiconductor, enterprise).  He’s been an early stage CEO seven times with five of those companies achieving successful exits.

Most recently, Matt was CEO at RhodeCode, an early stage company with offices in Berlin and Silicon Valley.  RhodeCode’s source code management system is used by large global enterprises to manage their complex and large scale needs.  Matt’s prior CEO roles include Abaca Technology (email security company acquired by Proofpoint), Fat Spaniel (renewable energy software company acquired by Power-One), Q-layer (pioneering cloud data center automation startup acquired by Sun Microsystems), Determina (innovative enterprise security software company acquired by VMWare), and several other companies.   Earlier in his career, he held executive sales and marketing roles at StrataCom, Cisco, and other companies. He has also been an EIR at Greylock, Benchmark, and Artiman Ventures. 

Matt has an MBA from the Wharton School and a B.A. cum laude from Tulane University. 

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Flashpoint at Georgia Tech
828 West Peachtree St NW
Suite 306
Atlanta, GA 30308

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Flashpoint works closely with founders in a startup studio utilizing methods of behavioral economics and startup engineering. In 2013, Georgia Tech recognized Dr. Merrick Furst’s development of these methods with the university’s highest award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Innovation. Operating since 2011, Flashpoint is among the most experienced accelerators in the world. It is unique in its approach.

Flashpoint companies have raised more than $300 million in investment from top tier venture firms. The companies in Flashpoint’s portfolio are valued at well over $1 billion.

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