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Accidental VC is a series of short posts written by me, Jay Acunzo. Though I never planned it, I somehow wound up working in VC as NextView’s VP of platform. As an operator, not an investor, I’m amazed at how many casual, […]

April 2, 2015 · 3  min.

In the last year or so, the debate over the definitions of seed versus pre-seed capital (sometimes called genesis rounds) has exploded.

David Beisel
March 26, 2015 · 3  min.

There is something so funny and also so appropriate about all this talk about Unicorn companies.

Rob Go
March 24, 2015 · 3  min.

In a typical first meeting between a VC and team of co-founders, the investor typically ends up asking more questions than the founders. Here at NextView, we (like all good VCs) encourage founders to ask questions they may have of […]

Lee Hower
March 12, 2015 · 3  min.

When entrepreneurs think about approaching VCs to cultivate a relationship for a round, they often try to match their company with the sectors in which the VC has invested in the past.

Rob Go
March 5, 2015 · 3  min.

A few weeks ago, we launched two startup pitch deck templates for raising seed capital — part of NextView’s platform of exclusive startup resources. And while the NextView partners served as the editors and directors of the project to ensure its usefulness to […]

February 25, 2015 · 5  min.

Going to business school and becoming a startup founder are often positioned as conflicting choices by the media and startup bloggers. Some go as far as stating, flat out, that MBAs don’t make for good founders.

Dimitri Dadiomov
February 17, 2015 · 5  min.

On Tuesday, we put out two different sample pitch decks that we think can guide entrepreneurs as they try to communicate the information behind their companies. Although pitch decks are well-trodden territory online, we tried to introduce decks that were specifically designed for […]

Rob Go
February 5, 2015 · 5  min.

Today, NextView Ventures is excited to release a pillar project in our Growth Guides series: pitch deck templates for raising seed capital.

David Beisel
February 3, 2015 · 5  min.

In the last six months, we’ve been asked and answered several key questions about seed-stage startups and raising seed capital.

January 28, 2015 · 2  min.