Matthew E. Crisp

Former Partner at Adams Street Partners LLC

Matthew E. Crisp

Matthew E. Crisp

Former Partner at Adams Street Partners LLC

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260

Number of Boards

3

Birthday

1971

Age

47

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Managing Partner & Head of Investments at Adams Street Partners LLC

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Former President at Actua Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer at Actua Corp.

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Founder at Affordable Interior Systems, Inc.

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at DentalPlans.com, Inc.

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Secretary & Director at Tectura Corp.

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General Partner at Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC

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Founder at GC Technology Ventures

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Venture Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Matthew E. Crisp
Former Partner at Adams Street Partners LLC
Education
BS with Honors

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

Career History
Partner
2007 - 2008

Adams Street Partners is one of the leading independent, employee-owned firms that specializing in direct, primary & secondary investments and also considers co-investment opportunities. For direct investments, the firm focuses on technology (software, mobile, big data, financial technology, security) and healthcare sectors. They partner with exceptional teams and invest at various stages of a company’s life–cycle. They make investments in the range of $5 million to $25 million and invest more, depending on the situation. For primary fund of fund investments, the firm invests globally in private equity funds, regardless of geography, stage or subclass. They make secondary investments through dedicated stand-alone secondary funds as well as fund-of-funds. The firm also co-invests alongside other general partners in buyout and growth equity investments in small and medium sized companies.

General Partner
Prior - 2006

Venture Strategy Group focuses on seed and early-stage investments in consumer technology and marketing software and services companies. The firm seeks opportunities to build market leading companies that leverage technology to create dominant businesses. Initial investments range up to $5 million, with a total investment in each portfolio company of $7 million to $10 million.

Professional
Prior

Rosewood Capital makes equity investments in the consumer growth sector. They invest in the branded consumer products and services, restaurants, retail, outsourced business services and financial services industries. The firm looks for profitable companies with experienced management teams and proven business models. Rosewood also looks for companies with dominant or leading brands, companies that are category innovators or creators and companies operating in emerging or underserved markets. The firm typically invests in companies with trailing revenues of $25 million to $200 million.Rosewood participates in a variety of transactions including growth equity financings, acquisition financings and recapitalizations. They take both minority and majority positions in their investments. The firm is especially interested in working with closely held, family or founder-controlled businesses. Investments range from $10 million to $40 million. Rosewood may provide over $100 million of equity in conjunction with co-investments with other investors.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

WhiteFence, Inc. provides online shopping services. The firm's product include telephone, cable and satellite television, Internet, electricity, natural gas, and home security. The company was founded on March 24, 2000 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Board Member
Current

TicketsNow.com, Inc. operates as an online resale marketplace for sports, concert and theater tickets. Its online marketplace enables buyers to choose and purchase event tickets from licensed brokers and individual sellers. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, IL.

Director
2002 - 2005

ZapLabs LLC provides residential real estate brokerage services to buyers and sellers. It offers proprietary and online marketing capabilities designed to maximize the residential real estate transactional experience for home buyers and sellers, and for the real estate professionals. The company offers Internet-enabled, state-of-the-art technology and access to information that real estate professionals can combine with their own local knowledge and personal expertise to offer an exceptional start-to-finish experience to their clients. Its technology and online marketing products serves owned-and-operated residential real estate brokerage business, as well as third-party local brokerages in select markets. The company was founded on August 29, 1999 and is headquartered in Emeryville, CA.

Political Donations
$300
2006
$2,500
2005
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