Matt Smalley

Matt Smalley

Principal and Member of the Investment Committee, Cambridge Capital

Matt Smalley is a Principal with Cambridge Capital, and joined the firm in 2018. He focuses on all aspects of the firm’s investment activities. He led Cambridge Capital’s investments in Bringg, byrd, ReverseLogix, Everest Transportation Systems, Parcel Perform, Liftit and, and works closely with the entire Cambridge portfolio. 

Over the last 12+ years, Matt has invested over $1.2 billion into buyout, growth equity, structured equity and venture capital investments globally across various strategies and structures. 

Before Cambridge Capital, Matt was a senior member of the Principal Transactions Group of Macquarie Capital, pursuing, executing and monitoring private equity investments in a variety of industries, using Macquarie’s balance sheet capital. Before Macquarie, Matt spent over 5 years with Insight Partners, pursuing, executing and monitoring buyout and growth investments in technology companies globally. 

Matt’s historical exited investments (completed while he was at previous investment firms) include E2open (NYSE:ETWO), nCino (NasdaqGS:NCNO), New Relic (NYSE:NEWR), Yext (NYSE:YEXT), Laureate Education (NasdaqGS:LAUR), Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (NasdaqGM:SONG), Unitrends (merged with Kaseya) and Blackbird Group (merged with BeyondTrust; acquired by Veritas Capital). 

Other historical investments (completed while he was at previous investment firms) include Nymbus and Fast Track Asia. 

Matt graduated with Honors from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business with a dual degree in Finance and General Accounting. 


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