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Matthew D'Alto

Founding Principal

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Matthew D'Alto is the Founding Principal of DFS Partners LLC:

  • Over 25 years of business analytics, content marketing, and financial communications experience

  • Decades of experience launching, analyzing, and investing in small businesses

  • MBA from the top-ranked University of Chicago Booth School of Business

  • BA from Fairfield University in Connecticut

  • Connections to over 1,000 LinkedIn members, including Wall Street and C-suite corporate executives, as well as industry experts

  • Quickbooks Online Certified ProAdvisor

  • 5-star rated professional real estate and commercial photographer in Connecticut

  • Certified Wix Webmaster

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Wall Street Business Experience

for the Small Business Owner:

During his Wall Street career, learned what investors and banks care about most when it comes to small business development and success.


Matthew D'Alto's corporate research, institutional portfolio management, and business analytics work included conducting due diligence on hundreds of small- and mid-sized companies through regular meetings with senior management teams and boards of directors of public and private companies across a variety of industries.

Sample Experience:

  • In-person meetings and regular communications with management teams of companies ranging from $100 million to $50 billion in value

  • Investing millions of dollars alongside the C-suite of management teams across many industries and through different parts of the public- and private-company life cycle

  • Pre-IPO and angel investment due diligence

  • Institutional investment decisions on aggregated IPO investments in excess $500 million


Content Marketing

for the Small Business Owner:

Companies large and small have tapped Matthew D'Alto for his 20+ years of content marketing and communications experience, offering small businesses a one-stop shop for many of their outsourced content marketing and investment needs.

Sample Experience:

  • Shareholder communications

  • Investor decks for corporate fundraising

  • Quarterly portfolio manager summaries for mulit-billion dollar asset management firms

  • Financial planning articles for individual Certified Financial Planners (CFPs) and wealth management companies

  • Online and hard-copy newsletters for retirement plan participants and shareholders of financial services institutions

  • Websites and website content for entrepreneurs and small businesses

  • Social media integration and management

  • 5-star rated real estate and commercial product photography

  • Online content creation, including webinars and teleconferences

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