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?
One of the most common questions we receive from founders here at NextView Ventures is whether we can share examples of great board decks. As it turns out, drafting your board deck or your investor update can be especially tricky for seed-stage startups (which is our entire investment focus) given the lack of resources, lack of available data, and even just the […]
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 […]
As the VC seed market has institutionalized, especially over the past five years, there has emerged a prototypical seed round profile:
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.
This post was originally written by InsightSquared, a NextView portfolio company. The original can be found here. This post explores some of the critical data that seed-stage startups should consider using as they seek future rounds of funding from VCs.
When raising a round of seed venture capital, founders often focus the bulk of their time and energy on securing meetings and nailing their pitches — and rightfully so. It’s absolutely critical to secure that first interested party in order to more easily convince other investors to join and complete your round of funding. But […]
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 […]