AngelList and Mattermark Need to GET IT ON! Oh yeah, baby…

Let’s get straight to it: AngelList just has to buy Mattermark. The two companies that are doing a lot of the shaking up of old school venture capital deserve each other.

How much sense does this match make? Let’s compare these two for fit vs. the 500 lb market gorilla, Bloomberg.

Bloomberg AngelList Mattermark
Straight Thru   Processing of Trades Yes Yes
Messaging Yes Yes
Data Analytics Yes Yes
Post Trade Monitoring Yes Yes
News Yes Yes
Business Model Subscription (monitors) and by trade (TradeBook) By Trade (Syndicates) Subscription

Let’s say I want to invest in a startup. I’ll see it on AngelList, then I’ll research it on Mattermark. I’ll buy it on AngelList, then I’ll monitor it on Mattermark. What a wonderful world it would be with fully integrated, one-stop shopping. Now, every time I toggle, it makes me want to beat my head against the wall.

How about cultural fit—both are SF-based, lean startup types using technology to democratize the markets and seamlessly deliver access and info. Both feature tremendously insightful writers. Both have raised funds from Mark Andreessen, 500 Startups, big name VCs and angels. This deal is just crying to be done. Brangelina. Billary. Bennifer. And now AngelMatter.

Naval, Nivi, Danielle: turn on the love light, light the candles, cue the Marvin Gaye music. Make it happen.

We’re all sensitive people

With so much love to give, understand me sugar
Since we got to be
Lets say, I love you

There’s nothin wrong with me
Lovin you
And givin yourself to me can never be wrong
If the love is true

Don’t you know how sweet and wonderful, life can be
I’m askin you baby, to get it on with me
I aint gonna worry, I aint gonna push
So come on, come on, come on, come on baby
Stop beatin round the bush….

Let’s get it on
Let’s get it on
Let’s get it on
Let’s get it on


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