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Chewy has rapidly grown from a startup to a multi-billion commerce company, establishing itself as the leader in pet e-commerce. Chewy sells tens of thousands of products from many 3rd party brands, as well as its own private label brands […]

Lee Hower
June 13, 2019 · 7  min.

Two phrases that often come up in our internal discussion is around value creation and value capture. I think of this on three levels. Does a company’s product/service create value? Is the value jaw dropping? Are customer so excited about […]

Rob Go
June 6, 2019 · 2  min.

An inevitable question that founders face is “how is your product different?” Whether it’s asked explicitly or not, most investors that you speak to have probably seen or heard of a company that does something pretty similar to yours. So […]

Rob Go
May 24, 2019 · 2  min.

It is the one message-space on your phone that you always pay attention to: SMS text messages. Not just “messaging” broadly, as there are numerous apps where people send and receive communications & messages.  Couple that noise with the flurry […]

David Beisel
April 24, 2019 · 4  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.

Five to ten years ago, it was thought that digitally-native brands and e-commerce retailers had a distinct cost advantage because they didn’t have to pay for legacy physical infrastructure (e.g. storefronts with long-term lease commitments), which represents high fixed costs […]

Melody Koh
December 6, 2018 · 4  min.

On the podcast today, NextView cofounder Rob Go sits down with Andy Rachleff, VC veteran and the president, CEO, and executive chairman of Wealthfront. They talk about how Andy came up with the term product-market fit, how he applied his […]

Jay Acunzo
September 5, 2017 · 1  min.

Today, Samantha Howe of Grove Collaborative shares her in-depth knowledge of a massive trend in marketing: working with influencers. You’ll hear how to get started, approach influencers in your space, and measure impact. Jay and Samantha also rant against some […]

Jay Acunzo
August 15, 2017 · 1  min.

On the show today, Fareed Mosavat shares his experiences on growth teams for Slack, Instacart, and RunKeeper. We learn from his approach but also extract valuable lessons about where growth jobs actually fit into your overall organization. Follow Fareed on […]

Jay Acunzo
July 25, 2017 · 1  min.

Today’s episode features a fast-rising company led by Shan-Lyn Ma. Her startup, Zola, is changing the way people purchase gifts for brides and grooms. Anyone who has ever experienced the insanity of wedding season — whether attending as a guest […]

Jay Acunzo
July 12, 2017 · 1  min.