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Mattermark Provides Powerful Tools for Researching Startups

Created by entrepreneurs drawing on a broad range of operational experience, we measure signals of startup growth. We track the progress of the world’s most promising startups to help investors find deals faster and make better decisions.

The Founding Team

Danielle Morrill, Cofounder & CEO – brings over 10 years of entrepreneurial leadership experience to Mattermark. She previously founded Referly, which shut down in March 2013, and is a graduate of Y Combinator Summer 2012. Prior to becoming a founder she lead marketing for cloud communications startup Twilio, which she joined as the first employee in early 2009. Before Twilio she was an early employee of Pelago (backed by KPCB, acquired by Groupon), Editor in Chief of Seattle 2.0 (acquired by Geekwire) worked as a business process analyst at Expeditors International (NASDAQ:EXPD), and as a financial analyst for her family’s wealth management firm Reliant Consulting & Research.

Kevin Morrill, Cofounder & CTO – As Mattermark’s Chief Technical Officer, Kevin is uncovering new ways to capture signs of growth in our data. Kevin was formerly cofounder and CTO of Referly, worked as a software developer for HelloFax, and cofounded Capito Life Technologies and built several research programs around weight loss and behavior change. Prior to embarking on entrepreneurship, Kevin worked as a Senior Program Manager on Microsoft’s Sharepoint and Visual Studio products for the first 10 years of his career, beginning as a high school intern in 1999.

Andy Sparks, Cofounder & Head of Research – Andy wears many hats, and primarily works to ensure Mattermark’s datasets are as complete and high quality as possible. Andy was previously the cofounder and CEO of LaunchGram, is a graduate of the 500 Startups accelerator program and a Startup Weekend facilitator who has lead events in Columbus, Phoenix, Orange County and at Google. He was previously Director of Product for Duet Health and started a brewery before he was even legally able to drink. He graduated Ohio State with a Bachelors Degree in Globably Informed Entrepreneurship in 2011.