Matt Bolton

Employee, CEO, Xara GmbH

Berlin, Germany


Professional experience for Matt Bolton

  • Current , since Jan 2017


    Xara GmbH

    Dream bigger, create faster…I am the CEO of Xara GmbH where our mission is to bring business content to life. Our flagship product is Xara Cloud, a drag and drop document design and editing platform. Xara transforms the way businesses create, collaborate and control content, directly resulting in increased revenues and improved brand. If you’d like to share stories, learn how Xara can help your company or grab a cup of coffee, please reach out via email (

  • Managing Director

    Bolt Capital

    Bolt Capital works hand in hand with startups to accelerate the business from whiteboard to revenues.

  • Co-Founder, VP Products

    PacketTrap Networks (acquired by Quest Software)

    IT network monitoring and management software for mid-sized businesses. PacketTrap was funded by August Capital and was acquired by publicly-traded Quest Software (now part of Dell)

  • Co-founder, VP Products

    Lasso Logic (acquired by SonicWall)

    First onsite appliance to offsite datacenter continuous data protection solutions for IT departments of mid-sized businesses. Lasso Logic was funded by Outlook Ventures and acquired by publicly-traded Sonicwall (which is now part of Dell)

  • Venture Capitalist

    Woodside Fund

    One of the first Silicon Valley venture capital firms focused on seed and early stage investments. Portfolio companies included Aristos Logic (acquired by Adaptec), Berkeley Design (acquired by Mentor Graphics), Borderware (acquired by WatchGuard), Accel Graphics (acquired by Evans & Sutherland), STI (acquired by Novell) and HotRail (acquired by Conexant).

  • Business Advisor


    CloudRail enables software developers to integrate everything via one single API. Integration of cloud services and smart devices is now fast and easy. The company is funded by Leonardo Venture and Stadt Mannheim

  • Business Advisor


  • Business Advisor

    Portadi (acquired by OneLogin)

Educational background for Matt Bolton

  • 1994 - 1997


    San Francisco State University, College of Business


  • English


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