Matthew Hoffer
Founder & Principal
Spire Capital


Matthew is the Principal and co-founder of Spire Capital, a family-backed investment firm headquartered in Pfäffikon, Switzerland, on the shores of Zurich lake. The firm focuses primarily on private markets direct investments, from seed to pre-IPO.

Matthew holds a Masters degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a bachelor’s degree from Bath University in the UK. He speaks six languages, including Arabic. Previously, he was Head of Government Affairs for the Middle East at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, and at JPMorgan Investment Bank in London working in structured equity derivatives sales.