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Matt Lerner

Venture Partner at 500 Startups


Matt Lerner is a Partner and head of 500 Startups in the U.K. He has led over 30 early-stage investments across Europe, and runs the “Series A” growth program for seed-stage startups. Prior to joining 500 Startups, he worked as a Marketing Director and later Head of UK SME at PayPal, where he built and managed growth teams that helped grow PayPal from an $800M business to an $8B business in 10 years. Lerner occasionally lectures on “growth hacking" at Stanford Business School and Imperial college.

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