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Remote work has been a topic of discussion for many businesses in recent years, but little did we know that we were about to put all our hypotheses and reservations to the test. Since social distancing orders have been put […]

Nicole Sievers
May 14, 2020 · 6  min.

In one’s everyday life, “work” is certainly one of the most important activities that occupies up to half (if not more) of the available hours of a day. Your line of work not only impacts how you go about your […]

Melody Koh
April 27, 2020 · 3  min.

One of the biggest rookie mistakes I see among founders pursuing seed rounds is that they’ve spent too much time building something vs. proving something. Increasingly, seed rounds occur after some sort of pre-seed or at least some period of […]

Rob Go
November 4, 2019 · 2  min.

It’s extremely rare that a startup begins with just one person.  Less than 5% of all NextView portfolio companies began with a sole co-founder, as opposed to a founding team.  And while there is something special about the initial group […]

David Beisel
July 8, 2019 · 4  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.

The last thing you want to do is go through all the time and energy of finding and hiring a new employee only to find out, after you’ve extended the offer, that they’re not a good fit. It happens all […]

Nicole Sievers
April 11, 2019 · 3  min.

I generally believe in the adage that there are only two jobs to be done at an early stage company: Building the Product Selling the Product Because of this, most of the early teams we invest in are heavily weighted […]

Rob Go
March 28, 2019 · 2  min.

  Most startups don’t have the luxury of hiring an experienced PM early in their journey. Many founders have to turn to brute force to figure it out, even when they themselves don’t have practitioner product management experience. However, managing […]

Melody Koh
February 27, 2019 · 4  min.

Recently, I’ve been working with a few of our portfolio companies to help them think about how to recruit and interview their first analytics hire. As the former Head of Product at Blue Apron where I also built and led […]

Melody Koh
February 27, 2019 · 5  min.

Last week, we hosted our very first portfolio-only Hiring Bootcamp in NYC, led by NextView’s talent advisor Kristen Caldwell. We launched the Hiring Bootcamp to equip portfolio founders and hiring managers with the best practices around building a hiring machine, […]

Melody Koh
June 5, 2018 · 4  min.