Matt Granato joined Touchdown Ventures in 2019 and is a member of the Philadelphia team. Prior to Touchdown, he developed his interest in start-ups while working on the Growth & Operations Teams at Via, a leading transportation technology company with a ridesharing business in the U.S. & Europe. Matt graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.S. in Human & Organizational Development and minors in Financial Economics & Corporate Strategy. 


Matt currently focuses on investments in digital media and entertainment. In his previous role at Via, Matt gained experience solving complex business problems for a growing start-up. He particularly focused on strategizing, executing, and analyzing growth campaigns within the New York City market, as well as assessing the economic impact of operational decision-making.


Hailing from Pittsburgh, Matt has been a lifelong Steelers and Penguins fan. In addition to his love for sports, he enjoys travel, searching for new restaurants, art, and 90’s movies.

Favorite Steeler: Jerome Bettis

Top 90’s movies: L.A. Confidential, Office Space, Heat, Pulp Fiction