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Matt Newman

Benzinga Columnist


Matt is an MBA student at the University of Michigan focusing on e-commerce, digital media, and consumer products. He is currently a Business Manager Intern at Amazon. Matt also spent six weeks, during the summer of 2012, as an intern at Totsy, a mid-stage e-commerce startup. He is also the leader of the Frankel Commercialization Fund’s Consumer Team. The Frankel Commercialization Fund is a pre-seed investment fund led by University of Michigan students. While in school, Matt also interns at RPM Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Ann Arbor, MI. Matt worked in corporate finance at Steamboat Ventures, the VC arm of Disney, for 3 years before starting his MBA. At Steamboat, Matt was responsible for reporting and analyzing the firm’s portfolio companies’ financial results, analyzing term-sheets for upcoming investments, reviewing legal documents, and creating models for the firm’s current portfolio. Matt was also responsible for the management of Steamboat’s financial statements. Prior to joining Steamboat, Matt earned his CPA license while serving as an auditor at Porter & Company. Matt holds a B.S. in Business, with an emphasis in finance, from Liberty University.
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11/26/2012 - 3:13pm
Below is a quick rundown of some interesting statistics that were just released.
09/21/2012 - 9:53am
09/06/2012 - 9:26am
Returning to my list of the Top
09/05/2012 - 10:55am
  Below is my list of the Top 10 e-commerce startups based in Los Angeles. Over the next couple of weeks I will provide a closer look at each company.
07/19/2012 - 9:24am
The Wall Street Journal reports that closed their Series C, raising an additional $105Mil at a $600Mil valuation.
04/16/2012 - 10:00am
Originally posted at Gentleman Standing Founded in France by Jacques-Antoine Granjon in 2001, Vente-Privée originated the flash sales model in Europe long before it was popular in the United States.  ...

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