some projects I've started

White Duck Espresso (2020 - current)

founded popular drive-thru coffee concept in 2020 alongside my wife, Robyn. 3rd location opening soon.

Beat Childhood Cancer (2011 - 2022)

founded non-profit Because of Ezra, merged with 3 other NPOs in 2016. served as Exec Director. raised millions toward research, helped grow a research consortium of 60+ children's hospitals. work led to only the 7th drug FDA approved specifically for childhood cancer.

ModMyi.com (2007 - 2017)

founded and grew iOS community with over 1 million members and 500k daily page views. the original jailbreak community. exited 2017.

some areas I'm involved

- Family Healthcare Foundation, board

- Leadership Florida and Leadership Tampa Bay, alumni

- FBI Citizen's Academy, alumni

- crypto enthusiast (solana, eth, btc)

some things I've done


I write on many topics, including nonprofit thoughts like my small-to-mid-size nonprofit tech stack recommendations, personal thoughts like when I left the for-profit world for a while (and when I came back), the melancholy of COVID, grief, running, travel thoughts and photography like my trip to Uganda (in two posts), and tutorials like setting up a Solana vanity wallet or building a retro gaming system with Batocera.



reach me at kyle@kylematthews.me or on Twitter @kylematthews