Matthew Utterback


Rex Mercury, Inc.

Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panelist 2016
Panels Participated in
How Blockchain Will Transform the Digital Economy (2016)
Matthew Utterback is a global entrepreneur and investor. He is the Co-Founder of Rex Mercury, Inc. Rex Mercury leverages the benefits of blockchain technology to drive digital payment adoption in developing markets. Rex won the MIT BitComp “Next Billion” prize in 2014.
From 2004 – 2011 he led sales and client services for Digital Divide Data, a pioneer in Impact Sourcing in Cambodia, Laos and Kenya. He began his career at the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, after which he joined Flagship Ventures in Cambridge, MA.
Matt’s other startups include eKitabu, LLC the leading ebook distributor in East Africa, of which he is co-founder and chairman; Affinnova, Inc., acquired in 2014 by Nielsen; and StatDNA, acquired in 2012 by Arsenal F.C.
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