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Matt Hoffman

Matt Hoffman


As a partner and head of talent, Matt coaches our founders on hiring the best talent and building healthy and high-performing cultures. He leads several of our future of work investments. Matt previously built and led the People functions at DigitalOcean and Return Path (#1 Best Place to Work in NYC and #2 in the US, respectively).

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Recently Published

9 Common Hiring Bias Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

Hiring bias can prevent you from creating strong, inclusive, and effective teams. Here are some common places bias can creep into the hiring process—and how to combat it.

August 25, 2023

4 min read

A Diversity & Inclusion Hiring Checklist for Startups

Startups can and should integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging principles from their very first hire. Here’s how.

August 21, 2023

8 min read

AI and the Future of Work

How we see jobs evolving in the era of AI—and the questions companies need to be asking to prepare for this sea change.

August 15, 2023

8 min read

The Talent of Tomorrow–Shaping the Workforce of the Future

We have a responsibility today to shape the workforce of the future by moving away from outdated talent practices, starting with K-12 education.

June 27, 2023

3 min read

If You’ve Been Laid Off, Here Are Your Next Steps

Thousands of workers have been affected by the most recent wave of layoffs, with more to come. If you’re one of them, here’s what you can do next.

March 24, 2023

7 min read

Built In Names M13 a ‘Great Place to Work’ — Our Team Tells You Why

From a culture of gratitude to expansive opportunities for growth, here’s what our team has to say about what makes M13 a great place to work.

January 12, 2023

5 min read