Fundraising, Startup Stories

Announcing NextView II: Our 2nd Seed-Focused Venture Capital Fund

Editor’s note: This post was originally published to NextView Ventures co-founder and partner Rob Go’s blog. Find it here. On behalf of our team at NextView, I’m very pleased to announce that we have just closed our second fund.  NextView Ventures II is $40M, twice the size of our first fund, and we continue to be exclusively […]


Fundraising

Why Startups Should Raise a Seed Round vs. Starting with Series A

Raising capital is really difficult, no matter what people say about the influx of seed and early-stage dollars into the startup eco-system. I know very strong entrepreneurs that need to grind really hard to get seed rounds done, so I definitely don’t want to take away from the challenge of doing that.


Fundraising

A Primer on Seed Stage Fundraising

A friend of mine just completed a very successful fundraise for an institutionally led seed-round of capital.  What’s interesting is that several years ago, this founder had raised $30M+ in venture capital before and knows the VC process intimately, but remarked to me midway through that “this process is completely different from every other fundraise I’ve […]