Folly Ventures

Certified Partner

About Folly Ventures

We help build cultures that enable organizations to be more agile, more human focused & more impactful as they grow.

Folly Ventures is a global innovation firm obsessed with unleashing human potential. We believe the organizations that are built to continuously break the status-quo and place their employees & customers at the heart of their ambitions will be the ones that shape the future. We partner with bold and compassionate leaders to meet this challenge.

Our approach helps transform company cultures to attract and retain the best talent; to liberate the full potential of every employee; to continuously solve for the customer; and to remain both innovative & resilient in weathering challenges whilst pursuing your purpose with a clear focus.

It’s our mission to help you and your teams do your best work. Are you ready to lead?

Team Leaders

Matthew Guidarelli

Matthew Guidarelli

Founder & Managing Partner

Passionate about bringing out the best in others and developing world-positive organizations, Matthew created Folly Ventures in the Spring of 2018. For over 16 years Matthew has been at the helm or part of leadership teams daring to do things differently. He was most recently a member of the original leadership team which founded the Harvard Innovation Labs where he helped develop, lead, and rapidly scale the organization whilst supporting & advising founders across all industries in building transformative companies. Matthew also helped shape one of the first & leading impact investing affinity groups in the US, as well as launched a healthcare venture supporting pediatric patients.

He’s humbled by the opportunities to work with, learn from, and advise audacious leaders in the US & Europe aspiring to bring their organizations and teams to greatness. He also counts himself a lucky husband and dad.