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Matt Gough

Founder/ Chief Echovater
Charleston, SC
Matthew Gough is a serial entrepreneur, founder and Chief Echovater at Echovate; a predictive cloud based hiring platform built from the ground up for emerging growth companies. Matt bootstrapped his first company, which sold in 2005. Took some time away from running startups and consulted with Fortune 500 companies on innovation and product-to-market alignment. He co-founded a predictive reference automation software raising venture capital and acquired a company in 2009. For the last 6 years he also has mentored start-ups in NYC and Boston through TechStars accelerator and has spoken/written about the life of a start-up. Matt is passionate about being a champion for start-ups, recently relocated from NY and proud to call Charleston home.