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As our fundraising month focusing on the seed pitch deck recently wrapped up, we’re returning to our “Friday Funisms” series – fun & quirky sayings which one can repeatedly hear around the NextView offices that have become part of our culture over […]

David Beisel
October 18, 2019 · 2  min.
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Well, here it is, in all of its glory: the final pitch deck template for raising seed stage capital. Download Template Here This past month we posted several blog posts that help address a common question which we frequently receive […]

David Beisel
September 27, 2019 · 3  min.

*This post is part of our “pitch deck” series where we dissect the seed stage pitch deck and discuss the ideal flow for a pitch. You can read the rest of the posts in the series by clicking here* Download Full […]

David Beisel
September 25, 2019 · 5  min.

*This post is part of our “pitch deck” series where we dissect the seed stage pitch deck and discuss the ideal flow for a pitch. You can read the rest of the posts in the series by clicking here*     […]

David Beisel
September 23, 2019 · 3  min.

  *This post is part of our “pitch deck” series where we dissect the seed stage pitch deck and discuss the ideal flow for a pitch. You can read the rest of the posts in the series by clicking here* […]

David Beisel
September 5, 2019 · 3  min.

Actions always speak louder than words.  And if you can glean the motivations behind those actions, it can tell you even more about situation.  One of the questions which we often ask out loud at NextView is if a person […]

David Beisel
August 16, 2019 · 2  min.

Pattern Brands is and will be an exceptional company. It’s completely unique and so special across a number of dimensions, which is why my partners and I just had to be part of its story. Not your ordinary startup, Pattern […]

David Beisel
August 6, 2019 · 2  min.

The bulk of written guidance for VC fundraising meetings is centered on the very first meeting: how to get it, how to prepare a pitch deck, how to run the meeting, etc. But then the tactical advice stops.  What about the rest of […]

David Beisel
July 23, 2019 · 5  min.

Like other investors, we at NextView have a number of frameworks which we use to evaluate decisions on making new investments.  All early stage venture firms essentially look at some weighting of team, market, product, and traction.  In the past, we’ve created and […]

David Beisel
July 19, 2019 · 2  min.

It’s extremely rare that a startup begins with just one person.  Less than 5% of all NextView portfolio companies began with a sole co-founder, as opposed to a founding team.  And while there is something special about the initial group […]

David Beisel
July 8, 2019 · 4  min.