September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Matt Turck

Matt Turck
Managing Director, FirstMark Capital

Website | @mattturck

Matt Turck is a managing director of FirstMark Capital, where he invests across a broad range of early-stage enterprise and consumer startups, with a particular focus on big data, AI, and frontier tech companies. Previously, Matt was a managing director at Bloomberg Ventures, the investment and incubation arm of Bloomberg LP, which he helped start, and the cofounder of TripleHop Technologies, a venture-backed enterprise search software startup that was acquired by Oracle. Matt is passionate about building communities and organizes two large monthly events, Data Driven NYC (which focuses on data-driven startups, big data, and AI) and Hardwired NYC (which focuses on frontier tech, including the Internet of Things, AR/VR, drones, and other emerging technologies). Matt graduated from Sciences-Po (IEP) Paris and holds a master of laws (LLM) from Yale Law School. He blogs at


11:50am–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Location: 3D09
Matt Turck (FirstMark Capital), Peter Brodsky (HyperScience)
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AI is all the rage in tech circles, and the press is awash in tales of AI entrepreneurs striking it rich after being acquired by one of the giants. Matt Turck and Peter Brodsky explain why the realities of building a startup are different and offer successful strategies and tactics that consider not just technical prowess but also thoughtful market positioning and business excellence. Read more.