Matthew Shackelford

Los Angeles, CA

Matthew joined Touchdown in 2021.

At Touchdown, Matthew currently focuses on investments in IoT, predictive analytics, and critical infrastructure software, among others. Prior to joining Touchdown, Matthew worked with Core Innovation Capital, a FinTech VC fund based in Los Angeles, focused on understanding the economic needs of middle-class Americans and investing in solutions to bolster their financial security. Matthew also worked as an intern at Harness Wealth, an early-stage WealthTech start-up focused on democratizing access to high-quality financial advice. Matthew began his career in funding optimization and liquidity risk management at Goldman Sachs in New York.

Matthew holds a BSE in operations research and financing engineering from Princeton University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys finding new hikes to explore, participating in bike tours, and playing with Ellie, his Goldendoodle puppy.

Favorite Team

Atlanta Falcons

Favorite Trip

A 10-day national parks trip in an RV, visiting Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Dinosaur National Monument, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Arches, and Canyonlands