Matthew Nordan

Co-Founder and Managing Partner MNL Partners

Matthew Nordan is an entrepreneur and investor with 18 years’ experience in emerging technology. Start-up, international, and post-M&A integration experience. He is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of MNL Partners. MNL Partners develops energy and environmental projects in global markets, with a focus on China. MNL brings together world-changing technologies, partnerships across the value chain, and the capital needed to scale. MNL works hands-on, providing active leadership from project conception through cash flow.

Previously Nordan was Vice President of Venrock. Venrock is one of the oldest and best-performing venture capital firms – originally established in the 1930s as the venture arm of the Rockefeller family – with ~ $2.5B under management. I was recruited to drive new investment activity in energy technology and assist existing portfolio CEOs. Alongside colleagues, I drove two new investments (FINsix and Nest Labs) and worked closely with nine portfolio companies.  He departed Venrock at the end of 2013 to launch MNL Partners.

Matthew Nordan is Board Member of FINsix Corporation. FINsix makes the world’s smallest, lightest, and most advanced power supplies. He is Board Observer of Boston-Power, Board Member of  Greentown Labs.