Matt golden Managing partner of Golden Venture Partners
Golden was among the first to cash in on mobile content. He co-founded Tira Wireless, a mobile games company, in 2001. A few years later, he left the company and joined the BlackBerry Partners Fund. He started his own, eponymous venture fund in 2011, focusing on mobile
software. Golden had a notable payoff in 2015, when Tempo, a calendar app, sold to Salesforce for an undisclosed sum.
money under Management: $70 million. Notable investment:
Wattpad, the Toronto-based publishing platform. Golden invested during the company’s Series A financing in 2011; its Series C round clocked in at $46 million.
friends in high Places:
Ivan Yuen and Allan Lau, co-founders of Wattpad; Boris Wertz, founder of Version One; Ameet Shah, former managing director of Zynga Toronto.