Matt Huang is the Co-Founder of Paradigm. From 2014 to 2018, Matt was a partner at Sequoia Capital focusing on early stage venture investments in internet and mobile companies while also leading the firm’s efforts in cryptocurrency. Prior to Sequoia, Matt was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Hotspots, a YCombinator-backed company that was acquired by Twitter in 2012. Matt is also a personal seed investor in companies such as Toutiao and Instacart, and purchased his first Bitcoin from MtGox in 2012. Matt holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.