IgniteHQ Advisor-in-Residence Matthew DiVenere is an innovative thought leader with over 25 years experience providing strategic, financial and operational support for companies in a variety of industries worldwide.
After graduating Yale University and The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, Matthew held many senior positions including consultant at Bain & Company, Inc in London and Managing Partner of Marconi International. His resume boasts other significant roles including investment banker, management consultant, private investor, Board member, founder, developer, senior executive, shareholder and stakeholder.
Matthew’s areas of expertise include market entry strategies, brand positioning, proper capitalization and fund raising, restructuring, joint ventures, mergers and asset acquisition (human and corporate), licensing and franchising, business planning and projections, and sale or succession planning. He has been instrumental in the placement of over $175 million of capital in family or closely-held businesses.
Matthew advises IgniteHQ’s entrepreneurial start-ups and middle market companies in their domestic and international growth strategies by providing expertise in global strategy and scalability.