FI  Zoo Station

     Office Locations:

8391 Beverly Blvd. #310
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323-655-5789



  • Early



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet



    Matthew Katz is the founder and CEO of Verifi, Inc., a customized software solution that systematically identifies payment risk. He is also the head of Zoo Station, his family office focused on investing in early-stage startups. He has successfully founded and partnered several businesses and consulting firms. Verifi was acquired by Visa for an undisclosed sum. In 2019 Katz acquired a 14,000 sq. ft. LA mansion in Hancock Park for $13M. He is also CEO of CAMS, LLC, a privately held company he independently financed and founded in 2012. The Katz Foundation helps feed millions of children around the world, improving income and nutrition for thousands of families in more than 10 countries, including the United States, Cambodia and Malawi. In addition, Matthew heads up the K9 Fund, which provides new K9s for the LAPD every year.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

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    Matt Katz Founder


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