Matthew Bonner has joined DCM, an early-stage venture capital firm, as general counsel. He previously was a corporate and securities attorney with Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP.
DCM, a leading early stage venture capital firm, has appointed Matthew C. Bonner as general counsel. In DCM's newly created position, Mr. Bonner is responsible for legal matters involving investments, fund operations, and domestic and international regulatory compliance. He also serves as an advisor to the firm's portfolio-company management teams.
Prior to joining DCM, Mr. Bonner was a corporate and securities attorney with Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP, where he represented venture and institutional investors, and emerging growth and public companies.
“Matt is an outstanding addition to our growing firm,” said Peter Moran, general partner of DCM. “We have known and worked with Matt for many years, and have the highest respect for his legal acumen and track record in providing strategic support to early stage companies.”
Mr. Bonner earned a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. in business administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is an active member of the California State Bar and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1995.
DCM is an early stage venture capital firm supporting entrepreneurs building world-class technology companies. The firm's partners manage US$1.6 billion and have funded leading technology companies including 2Wire, 51job (Nasdaq: JOBS), @Motion (Openwave), About.com (The New York Times Co.), All About (Jasdaq: 2454), Arroyo (Cisco), Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR), Dang Dang, eDreams (TA), Foundry Networks (Nasdaq: FDRY), HireRight (Nasdaq: HIRE), Internap (AMEX: IIP), IPivot (Intel), JCI (Nasdaq Japan – Hercules: 9424), Neopath Networks (Cisco), nQuire (Siebel), PGP Corporation, Recourse Technologies (Symantec), Sigmatel (Nasdaq: SGTL), SMIC (NYSE: SMI), Sling Media (EchoStar) and Vimicro (Nasdaq: VIMC). DCM offers hands-on operational guidance and access to an extensive network of resources, including close relationships with many of the Pacific Rim's leading companies and investors. For more information, please visit DCM's website at www.dcm.com.