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Once a startup has raised seed capital, plenty of theories and advice exist on how to successfully raise a Series A. Recently, we looked at our own portfolio at NextView Ventures to dig a little deeper on how startups actually […]

David Beisel
November 18, 2014 · 5  min.

This post was originally published on the personal blog of NextView founding partner Lee Hower. Lee’s posts also appear regularly on View From Seed. Subscribe here for more. Most folks reading this will know that many startups were built in part with […]

Lee Hower
October 29, 2014 · 7  min.

As the seed-stage startup fundraise process has received more transparency in recent years, ranging from published advice on how to raise seed capital to increased availability through AngelList, Funders Club, and various accelerator programs, I’ve noticed another trend emerging. 

David Beisel
October 21, 2014 · 6  min.

Based on feedback from our portfolio and the broader startup community, NextView has created pre-formatted board deck templates for seed-stage startups. 

Rob Go
October 15, 2014 · 6  min.

With plenty of resources available for entrepreneurs about how to craft an effective pitch deck for raising seed-stage capital from VCs, often what’s left out are some of the tactical components of an initial meeting. The following is a list […]

David Beisel
September 30, 2014 · 5  min.

One question that I’m often asked is, “How should I think about the composition of my seed round?” In other words, how many investors and what type (angels, seed funds, larger funds, etc.) make an ideal seed fundraise?

Rob Go
August 20, 2014 · 5  min.

We at NextView Ventures invest exclusively in a startup’s seed-stage round, meaning that many if not most of our deals are made alongside individual angel investors. These angels, however, come in many different shapes and sizes.

David Beisel
August 13, 2014 · 4  min.

Two weeks ago, my partners and I here at NextView Ventures announced our second fund.  And since we will continue to look proactively at new seed-stage tech startups over the next few years, the question becomes: What, then, will these companies look like?

David Beisel
July 31, 2014 · 4  min.

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 […]

Rob Go
July 17, 2014 · 4  min.

As the VC seed market has institutionalized, especially over the past five years, there has emerged a prototypical seed round profile:

David Beisel
July 7, 2014 · 5  min.