Matt Scanlan


Matt Scanlan is a founding partner of Softmatter and sources investment opportunities in the environmental and social impact space focused on consumer, supply chain, and technology.

Matt is currently the co-founder and CEO of Naadam Cashmere. After attending New York University where he studied business and literature, Matt spent several years as a qualitative analyst in the venture industry. Shortly after, Matt co-founded a small NGO based in Mongolia that inspired Naadam Cashmere, which utilizes the non-profit’s relationships to source rare, raw cashmere from nomadic herding communities. Matt develops the business’ supply chain strategy and leads both sales and marketing growth efforts. Matt has a deep passion for the intersection of business and non-profit work. Brand positioning and consumer psychology are foundational to his diligence approach.