MAtthew perlman, principal
Matt Perlman is a Principal of IA Capital Group and joined [will join] the firm in 2018. Mr. Perlman sources, evaluates and executes investment transactions for IA Capital and helps monitor its portfolio companies, and is a member of its investment committee. Mr. Perlman has a decade of financial services experience as an investor and advisor, most recently as a Principal with Fenway Summer Ventures, where he helped found the firm’s venture operations and lead several early stage investments in financial technology companies. Prior to his tenure at Fenway Summer, Mr. Perlman was an Associate at Lightyear Capital, where he was responsible for evaluating and conducting due diligence for private equity investments in banking, specialty finance, asset management and financial technology. Mr. Perlman began his career at Citigroup Inc. in the investment bank, where he worked on M&A and capital raising transactions in the Financial Institutions Group and built statistical models for financial institutions in the Financial Strategy Group. Mr. Perlman graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.