About Matt Black

Matt Black, a Serial Entrepreneur, Feminist, Author, and an expert on early stage start-ups.   Matt has mentored thousands of start-ups over his 30 year career.   He loves sharing stories & wisdom he has gleaned from both his upbringing in the untamed outback of Australia, as well as life in Silicon Valley & UK's own Silicone Roundabout.   He is passionate about innovation, the start-up subculture & misfit founders who are breaking all the rules while creating a new vision of the future.

His passion is Innovation - crucial to the continuing success of any company - no matter how well your company is doing, “if you standing still in business you will fall behind, and fast”.   His current work, as a public speaker and consultant, is to provide insight into how entrepreneurs disrupt sectors, societies, and economies through innovation.   As well as practical steps on how corporations can keep their edge by cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset within their organisations.

For Start-ups, Small Business, & Solo Entrepreneurs, Matt offers small workshops or 121 consulting on developing ideas.   This support allows you to take a more a proactive & confident attitude, to take risks, and get things done.   Knowing there is a seasoned professional there to guide your every step.

Recent Testimonials

Hi my name is Kiran I'm the founder of Table4ONE, I recently had the pleasure of attending an event where Matt Black was one of the keynote speaker. Matt is a really good guy first of all he has done it all been there he has all of the t-shirts I found his speech to be highly engaging and very, very informative and I regularly find myself going back through my notes and rerunning his words of wisdom. I would recommend Matt very highly for any speaking engagement that you may have

Speaking Events 

All the latest and recent speaking events. Please let me know if you want notes, slides etc and I will try and do my best to accommodate you (contact via LinkedIn with event link please).




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