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A number of blog posts recently have mentioned this, but we seem to be experiencing a rise in repeat founders starting new businesses and raising seed capital. We’re also seeing a wave of folks who were not founders, but were […]

Rob Go
May 14, 2019 · 5  min.

“Friday Fun-isms” are a collection of phrases and sayings that we often say internally at NextView or with the founders we work with. These posts aren’t meant to be super detailed, but a bit of a peak into our thinking and hopefully a reflection of something interesting or helpful.

Rob Go
May 10, 2019 · 2  min.

When we talk internally about our themes at NextView, the focus is less on areas or sectors, but more about shifts in human behavior and preferences. We share some of the categories we are interested in on our website, but […]

Rob Go
May 2, 2019 · 2  min.

One area that seed investors can be really helpful to founders is around setting milestones to optimize for future funding rounds. Assuming that you are building a business that will require more capital, using your limited resources against the highest […]

Rob Go
April 18, 2019 · 4  min.

I generally believe in the adage that there are only two jobs to be done at an early stage company: Building the Product Selling the Product Because of this, most of the early teams we invest in are heavily weighted […]

Rob Go
March 28, 2019 · 2  min.

We are entering a really interesting phase in the food industry that I think most people don’t fully realize. For the last 20+ years, the dominant trend among grocers, restaurants, packaged food and beverage companies and others have been a […]

Rob Go
February 27, 2019 · 3  min.

Exploring The Everyday is an interview series exploring interesting individuals or companies who are trying to make an impact on the lives of everyday people.  What do you think about when you hear the words, “lab grown meat”? Are images […]

Rob Go
February 14, 2019 · 13  min.

In August of 2017, we announced our current fund, NextView III. Along with the new capital, we also discussed our shift from having a generalist tech focus to a thematic focus around what we call “The Everyday Economy”. You can see […]

Rob Go
January 10, 2019 · 4  min.

  I’m very pleased to announce that Dorothy Ren has joined the investment team at NextView! Dorothy will be based in our New York office and will be focused on expanding our relationships with high-potential founders and operators in the […]

Rob Go
January 8, 2019 · 1  min.

It occurred to me yesterday that I’ve been in the VC business for over 10 years. I’ve been writing checks for 8 years, and was lucky to get my start in the industry with the team at Spark Capital where […]

Rob Go
December 6, 2018 · 4  min.