Matt Mireles

 

Matt Mireles is an American technology entrepreneur, investor & champion of the righteous underdog. Matt runs a stealth AI company and is the founder of Guerrilla Capital, Dishcraft Robotics & SpeakerText (acquired). He is a retired New York City paramedic and an investor in 24 startups, including C16 BioUnboundQuit Genius & Patchd Medical

 

Latest Writings

Looking Back: Startup Investing Year #1

I wrote my first check to a startup on April 11, 2017. Since then, I've invested in 16 startups via my personal money and a small fund I manage backed by Social Capital. I'm having blast! TLDR: I bet on outsiders using capitalism to solve society's most important...

To the Dreamers: a Thank You

The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like...

Alone on Thanksgiving? Come to My House.

Do you not have Thanksgiving Plans? New in town? Are you wondering WTF you are going to do on Thursday? Feeling broke / lonely  ? If so, you should come to my house and join my family for Thanksgiving. We're making smoked Turkey and yams and stuffing and all sorts of...

Betting Against the American Dream (in San Francisco)

My friend Matt Pasienski, a Physics PhD, just announced he's moving to Mexico and leaving San Francisco behind. Here's what he wrote: The American Dream has moved to Mexico. If you work hard in Mexico you can buy a house, have a family, and live a good life. That’s...

You’re always gaining credibility… or losing credibility.

"Should we fire the CEO?" That's the question at the heart of every board meeting. It's the only thing I can really do as a board member, really. Even if I never say those words, the question is always in the back of my mind. -Anonymous Board Member & Entrepreneur...

Alone on Thanksgiving? Come to My House.

Do you not have Thanksgiving Plans? New in town? Are you wondering WTF you are going to do tonight? Feeling broke and maybe just a little lonely? If so, you should come to my house and join my family for Thanksgiving. My girlfriend Stephanie is making Turkey Dinner....

People, like businesses, want predictable revenue.

The "gig economy" is part of a shift toward higher resolution careers that has been happening for decades. — Paul Graham (@paulg) July 15, 2015 Let me set the record straight for you deluded millionaires of the world: For most people most of the time, working in the...

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