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

The Greece Situation

Here's what I would do if I was running Greece right now... I would vote "no" vote in the recent Greek referendum. I would move to abandon the Euro and re-adopt the Drachma as the national currency. I would stay in the European Union. I would print money and use...

Getting Unstuck

"The only difference between Elite Entrepreneurs and those just getting started is the amount of time we stay stuck." -Dan Martell Winning is all that matters. You only have to get to the top of the mountain once. How much time you spent falling down at the bottom...

Letter to a Fired Founder

A friend of mine just got fired from his startup. As a founder, he was classy, loyal and relentless. He behaved like a champion. But despite all this, he got shitcanned nonetheless. So I wrote him a letter: Hi, I know you must be feeling pretty shitty right now....

Ask for the Money

I have a technique for asking investors for money. At the end of the pitch meeting, I ask: "So... are you in?"  It's that simple. If you're a founder and you're raising money for your startup, you need to ask for the money at the end of the pitch meeting. Cuz if you...

No One Is Self-Made

Fatherhood has changed me. In my pre-fatherhood twenties, I thought of myself as a self-made man. I viewed the world through an individualistic, narcissistic lens and my accomplishments, I believed, were largely my own. I had taken risks and busted my ass to get...

A Christmas Gift for My Dad

How I created the perfect computer setup for my nearly blind, 85 year old dad. Hint: We turned a 52″ flat screen TV into a computer monitor.

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