Matt Ridenour



Matt Ridenour is currently the Operating Partner at The People Fund (   He has primary responsibility for supervising the People Fund’s portfolio of operating companies. 

Prior to joining the People Fund, Mr. Ridenour was a founding Managing Director of two different venture capital funds, Momentum Venture Management and Gazelle TechVentures, both of which made Series A investments in early stage technology companies. Prior to this Mr. Ridenour was a Principal with Blue Capital, a leveraged buyout fund, and was a Consultant with Bain & Company in their private equity practice.

Mr. Ridenour has been a principal in fundraising transactions totaling more than $200mm and has extensive experience as both a venture investor and as an early stage CEO.   Mr. Ridenour has an economics degree from Dartmouth College and graduated as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School.