Mathieu Guerville

Chicago, Illinois, US

Director, UL Ventures (Corporate VC)
Mathieu's Skills
Business Strategy
Building Strong Relationships
Business Development
Fundraising
Marketing
Design
Product Management
Sales
Finance
Operations
Management
Strategy
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

36-55

About Mathieu

How it started: Started and ran a small retail furniture shop in Paris, France around 2002 (19 years old at the time)

Day job: Acquired 6 companies and sought countless more deals in my current role, mostly small mature tech companies in B2B software and information
Made the final of a startup competition (Spark Chicago 2011) with a great team of people that met that met the night before

Side projects:
Founded, made profitable, and then sold http://chroma.club in 2016 (subscription-based coloring books for adults)
Formerly working on www.flying-alchemist.com

Advisor to startups, board member, VC

Work Experience

Director of Strategy, M&A & Business Development - UL SCS

UL

September 2008 - May 2017

Started at UL in Chicago in competitive intelligence, then corporate strategy. In 2012, picked to launch new business unit and enter software and information market. Built from $0 to $50m software business through M&A, strategy and business development since then

Director

UL Ventures

May 2017 - Today

Corporate Venture Capital at UL 4 Investment in first year.

Education

Northwestern University

BS in Economics

2005 - 2007

IE Madrid

Global MBA

2016 - 2017

Co-working Space

WeWork MidMarket SF

2015 - Today