Bradley Matson is an investor and business consultant with over 15 years of entrepreneurship experience across North America. Building-up startup ecosystems is at the core of Mr. Matson’s work beginning with the group Startup Tucson and City Recess, a technology startup in Arizona. Bradley returned to Traverse City in 2013 founding CoWharf, the first coworking office in the city, and the inaugural TC Startup Weekend in partnership with NMC and Techstars. In the summer of 2016 Bradley launched Beta Batch, the area’s first startup accelerator that then graduated Chompler, a local food delivery business. In 2017, Bradley was hired as the third employee of Namastay, a hospitality technology company in Montreal, QC going on to head their first US office in Miami Beach, FL. For the last two years Bradley has worked in the Seattle, WA area as a startup mentor for WeWork Labs and the Maritime Blue Accelerator Program before returning to Traverse City this winter.
In his current role as Administrative Director for the Northern Michigan Angels, Bradley is looking forward to amplifying the work of the NMA for the benefit of area founders and member investors.