Greycroft Partners LLC, a New York and Los Angeles-based venture capital firm that specializes in Internet and mobile companies. hired Matt Melymuka as a Senior Associate in the New York office.
Matt will evaluate investment opportunities, source new deals, and work with existing portfolio companies with a focus on the Greycroft Growth Fund, which closed on June 19th 2014 (read here).
Prior to Greycroft, Melymuka worked for Investor Growth Capital, a $1.5 billion growth-stage venture capital firm, where he focused on investments in the software and technology-enabled services sectors. At IGC, Matt worked on many investments including Aternity, BillFloat, CallFire, Conductor, HireVue, Mattersight, Maxymiser, PulsePoint, and others. Melymuka began his career in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking Group at Piper Jaffray & Co. where he worked with growth-stage businesses on a variety of advisory and capital markets transactions in the Internet, telecommunications and technology-enabled business services sectors. Melymuka holds a B.S. in Finance from Georgetown University, where he graduated cum laude.
Led by Alan Patricof, Ian Sigalow and Dana Settle, among others, Greycroft Partners manages $600m and has made over 100 investments since inception, including leading companies such as AppAnnie, Baublebar, Braintree, Buddy Media, Collective, Extreme Reach, Huffington Post, JW Player, Klout, Maker Studios, Plain Vanilla, Pulse, TheRealReal, Trunk Club and WideOrbit. It leverages a network of media and technology industry connections to allow backed entrepreneurs to gain visibility, build strategic relationships, bring their products to market, and build their businesses.