Matt French serves as the National Partnerships Account Manager and is responsible for implementing, executing, and managing all national partner relationships. Matt is focused on continual business development to find great partners that can help startups.
Prior to joining the Startup America Partnership, Matt co-founded Devotee, a mobile software startup focused on loyalty programs and social media promotions. Devotee was selected as a portfolio company for AlphaLab, a leading technology accelerator program in Pittsburgh and member of the Global Accelerator Network. Matt served as CEO for Devotee, focusing on business and product development and marketing/sales. Prior to Devotee, Matt spent a few years working at other startups such as, CloudFab, Cruzstar, and Burgh Card (a company Matt co-founded while still in college).
Matt received his BS in Entrepreneurship and Legal Studies from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.
You can find Matt on Twitter at: @_mfrench_