Mathematics '20

Matthew Salazar


Honing Professional Skillsets.

CVC gave me the opportunity to talk with people that I usually wouldn't at a level of heightened professionalism and insightfulness. By working with firms directly, you really get to learn the ropes of entrepreneurship and venture capital. CVC members really care about each other and will help wherever needed both professionally and personally.


About Me

Matthew is a sophomore from San Diego, California majoring in mathematics while minoring in ILR economics and computer science. He joined in Spring 2018 and has worked with Touchdown and Sierra Ventures. Outside of CVC, Matthew is a member of Cornell Hedge Fund. In his free time, he plays piano and poker.


Mathematics '20, minor in Economics/Computer Science


San Diego, CA

Semester Joined:

Spring '18


Touchdown, Sierra Ventures


Last summer, I interned for Hinge Capital, a VC in San Diego that has invested in Bird, Dollar Shave Club and Ripple. Additionally, I attended the IC3 conference in Ithaca on blockchain. My interest lies mainly in blockchain, decentralization and liberation.


DJing, classical piano, poker, rock climbing, soccer.