Joe Covey has been an entrepreneur and investor since 1992. He spent 12 years running venture-backed businesses and then started acquiring businesses with Matthew Davidge in 2008. Joe’s focus has been on media, education and healthcare.
Joe is a mentor to New York City entrepreneurs through Bolster. He supports several nonprofits including Tackle Kids Cancer, WhyHunger, Bideawee animal shelters, and Jazz Foundation of America. Joe is also a jazz/rock pianist performing around NYC.
Joe has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Matthew Davidge is focused on television and healthcare. In addition to the Interactivation portfolio of companies, he is the co-owner of the NBC Affiliate WVNC (Watertown, NY) and several other stations around the country.
From 1987-1992 and since 2010 Matthew has worked to bring technological innovation to patient education and telemedicine.
From 2000-2008, Matthew Davidge advised major media companies, including MTV Networks, EMI and Rainbow Media, on matters of digital media strategy, interactive and emerging technology.
In the mid 80’s and mid 90’s he was a management consultant at Bain & Company.
A Brit, he has a degree in Economics, Politics and Philosophy from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University.
Felipe Matamoros is an intern on the Interactivation acquisitions team. Felipe is a student at Columbia University getting his MS in Operations Research with a concentration in finance and management. At Columbia, Felipe is one of the co-founders and an executive board member of the Graduate School Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital student society.
Prior to Columbia, Felipe was a full-time Senior Business Consultant at EY in its Wealth and Asset Management Business Transformation practice. Here, Felipe worked with numerous clients in overseeing their post-merger operational integrations and developing their data strategy.
Felipe has B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.