Matt Gagné joined the team in March of 2018 and has worked to develop and grow the BuiltWorlds Insights team. Born and raised in Chicago, with time spent in Maine studying economics and mathematics at Bates College, he has spent his entire career in this beautiful city. After nearly 3 years as a researcher at a financial management consulting firm, Matt brought his expertise in the world of finance to the venture and funding-related content produced by the BuiltWorlds team. Matt specializes in venture finance, connected job site technology, and the systems and processes backing the construction industry.
In his free time, Matt enjoys touring the many incredible restaurants that Chicago offers, while sprinkling in some cooking here and there. He is still working on a plan to steal co-worker Jake Fansler’s goldendoodle, Benny.