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The majority of seed-stage fundraising pitches I experience include some sort of product demo. The type of demo ranges — products can be anywhere from relatively raw, to ones that are live but fairly basic, to pre-launch alphas or rough prototypes. Regardless […]

Rob Go
January 16, 2018 · 5  min.

As you may know, NextView now has a thematic investing focus on the redesign of the Everyday Economy. We’ve shared our thoughts on how the internet and associated digital technologies are creating massive shifts in home, apparel, and other categories. Next up […]

Lee Hower
December 7, 2017 · 5  min.

Certain areas of the Everyday Economy, such as home and food, have been largely insulated from the internet and other technological forces. But one aspect of our daily lives has already changed dramatically since the dawn of the internet: how we are […]

David Beisel
September 20, 2017 · 3  min.

Apparel is currently one of the most fascinating categories within the Everyday Economy. It’s a $1T+ global industry undergoing tectonic shifts. We are currently seeing the most rapid collapse of retail since the Great Recession, due to the internet changing consumer […]

Rob Go
September 12, 2017 · 4  min.

If a man from 1987 stepped into a time machine and emerged in 2017, he would find the modern world fantastically different in many ways. Mobile computing means that he has the world’s information and entertainment at his literal fingertips. […]

Rob Go
August 30, 2017 · 4  min.

It’s no secret that Americans love food. But the food we love today — and how we go about procuring and preparing it — has changed dramatically due to technological advances of the last few centuries. In the last century […]

David Beisel
August 10, 2017 · 3  min.

Adam Marchick, CEO of VoiceLabs, sees the disruptive force on the horizon that is voice technology. Whether it’s voice-based apps or voice inputs and outputs, all of us in tech should be watching this trend, and Adam is at the […]

March 28, 2017 · 1  min.

Chad Laurans is the CEO of SimpliSafe, a large and growing tech company located in the Boston area. Years ago, in the span of 30 days, three of Chad’s friends were robbed. The companies that should serve them well in […]

February 23, 2017 · 1  min.

Whether an entrepreneur is raising a smaller (pre-)seed round entirely from individuals or she has a seed-stage or larger VC firm involved in (leading) the seed syndicate, it’s somewhere between necessary and optimal to have multiple individual angel investors involved. […]

David Beisel
October 5, 2016 · 6  min.

New York City is a dream but can also be a navigational nightmare, equal parts crammed circus and rat race mixed at warp speed.

Tim Devane
September 28, 2016 · 2  min.