Acronym Venture Capital > Mat Kaliski
Mat focuses on sourcing and evaluating early stage companies, conducts diligence on potential investments and supports Acronym's portfolio companies and fund operations. Mat sourced investments in NexHealth, Maestro, Agent IQ and Marqii.
Prior to joining Acronym, Mat was a Principal at Rubicon Venture Capital and an Investment Banking Analyst in the TMT Group at Cowen, a growth-focused investment bank where he worked on financings and mergers and acquisitions for technology focused companies.
Mat is an active community builder in New York City, he co-leads Founders Friday NYC and started FirstGeneration VC, a passion project to help immigrant and first generation entrepreneurs build generational wealth and capabilities.
Mat graduated from Boston College, cum laude, with a BS degree in Finance and a minor in International Studies for Management with a focus on Eastern Europe. While at Boston College, Mat was a three-year member of the Boston College Venture Competition executive committee where he helped to foster the entrepreneurship culture at BC.
Mat was born and raised in Poland and currently resides in New York City. Outside of Acronym, Mat is an avid traveler having backpacked through 43 countries (and counting) and is passionate about building resilient communities.