Matthew Hanson, CFA

Partner + Head of Origination

About Matthew Hanson, CFA

Matthew Hanson, CFA, helped launch Runway Growth Credit after serving as a New York-based partner with GSV Asset Management since January 2012. Prior to GSV, he served as Head of Corporate Finance for ThinkEquity Partners, a growth-focused investment banking boutique founded by Michael Moe and Deborah Quazzo. At ThinkEquity, Matt helped oversee the firm’s equity underwriting activity, raising $2.5 billion across 30 transactions. He also managed internal M&A activity and corporate development on behalf of the firm’s Management Committee.

Matt has served as Investment Banker in the Global Corporate & Investment Banking Division at Bank of America Securities, LLC, where he was involved with over $5 billion of M&A, equity, and debt transactions. He began his career in the Private Wealth Management Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a Financial Analyst helping to manage $3 billion for ultra-high net worth families, foundations, and charitable trusts.

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He graduated with General Honors from the University of Chicago (BA, Economics) and is a CFA charterholder. Matt is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, the Chicago Society of the University of Chicago, and the Board of Trustees for the Anne Carlsen Center.

  • Led investments for GSV Capital (NASDAQ: GSVC) in Dataminr, General Assembly, 2U, Knewton, Course Hero, Maven + CorpU
  • Formerly Head of Corporate Finance for ThinkEquity Partners where he raised $2.5 billion across 30 transactions
  • Previously with Banc of America Securities, LLC where he was involved with over $5 billion of M&A, equity + debt transactions
  • Began career in the Private Wealth Management Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. helping to manage $3 billion for ultra-high net worth families, foundations + charitable trusts
  • Graduated with General Honors from the University of Chicago (BA, Economics) + is a CFA charterholder