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One of my more popular posts in recent years was a long write-up on how VC’s get measured. It occurred to me that about 2 years has transpired since that original post and I thought I’d write a follow-up.  At […]

Rob Go
December 4, 2019 · 8  min.

Recently, we got a group of Product Managers from our portfolio together to chat with Fareed Mosavat about all things growth. Fareed is the Director of Product at Slack where he is working on the adoption and growth for their […]

Nicole Sievers
October 9, 2019 · 5  min.

Another phrase we use internally at NextView pretty often is that of a “favorite future”. Early in NextView’s history, when we were raising our first fund (e.g. sometime back in 2010 or early 2011) one of the limited partners we […]

Lee Hower
July 26, 2019 · 2  min.

Chewy has rapidly grown from a startup to a multi-billion commerce company, establishing itself as the leader in pet e-commerce. Chewy sells tens of thousands of products from many 3rd party brands, as well as its own private label brands […]

Lee Hower
June 13, 2019 · 7  min.

Throughout human history, our working environments have gone through several huge shifts. From hunters and gatherers to farmers and traders, from farmers to industry factory workers, and from factory workers to the modern day office employee. Today, we are starting […]

Kristen Caldwell
May 9, 2019 · 3  min.

Original research on gender diversity and fundraising amongst HBS founders

Emma Sokoloff
April 3, 2019 · 4  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.

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.    Universal Basic Income is a hot dinner party topic around the country right now. […]

Lee Hower
February 7, 2019 · 15  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.

Yesterday was Singles Day in China, celebrated on 11/11 each year and theoretically to honor young adults who are not in relationships. In practice it is essentially an invention by retailer Alibaba who holds massive online sales on this day across […]

Lee Hower
December 6, 2018 · 3  min.