Element Stock

Element builds secure, self-sovereign chat apps and collaboration solutions using the open Matrix protocol.

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About Element Stock

Element provides services for custom development, prioritised roadmap development, support contracts and commercial products for Matrix. The company enables governments, businesses and individuals to run their own secure communication infrastructure while interconnecting via the global Matrix network. New Vector, a European startup founded in 2017 by the creators of an open, decentralized communications standard called Matrix to drive adoption and grow an ecosystem around an alternative messaging protocol for instant messaging and VoIP apps. The company, which is based in London, England, was set out as a kind of Slack/Discord rival that was a native messaging platform on top of Matrix.

Funding History

July 2018$3.1M
September 2019$8.5M
April 2020$4.6M
July 2021$30.0M


Co-founder, CEO/CTO

Matthew Hodgson

Head of Product and Operations and Founder

Amandine Le Pape

VP Engineering, Integrations

Richard Lewis

Head of Engineering Management

Neil Johnson

COO & Co-Founder

Amandine Le Pape

Program Manager

Kat Gerasimova

Head of Marketing

Steve Loynes


Matthew Hodgson

Head of Legal and Business Operations

Carolina Larramendy

Android Developer

Onuray Şahin


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