Team | Matthew Alfieri
Matthew Alfieri joined Centana in 2017 and is a Partner on the investment team, and he currently serves as a board observer at Centana’s portfolio companies Beacon, Eventus Systems, Plooto, Sayari Labs, SpyCloud and Zesty.ai. Matthew was named one of GrowthCap’s Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors (2022) and was named one of Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Wall Street (2019).
Prior to Centana, Matthew spent nine years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as a Vice President with the Principal Strategic Investments (PSI) team working in London and New York. During his time with PSI, Matthew gained experience investing in financial technology, market structure, and enterprise software companies. He led eight investments and served on the Boards of six of the companies; his investments included Barefoot Networks (acquired by Intel), Vapor IO, Unbound Tech, Aquilon Energy Services and The New York Shipping Exchange. Prior to PSI, Matthew was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, working within the debt and equity financing teams based in New York. He received a BA in Business Administration in the Financial Analyst Honors Program from the University at Albany.