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This is a guest post by Alignable CMO Dan Slagen about the missed opportunity the company has identified in social networking, and why they’ve chosen to build the business on the East Coast. Full disclosure: NextView is an investor in […]

Dan Slagen
August 30, 2016 · 10  min.

In this episode, NextView’s Rob Go talks with Yoav Shapira, a longtime tech leader in the Boston startup community.

NextView
July 5, 2016 · 1  min.

Editor’s note: The NextView team periodically holds internal “shootarounds,” where we discuss a startup topic or trend and try to make sense of it for everyone involved: entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers. We’ve decided to share these publicly. Below is a […]

David Beisel
June 22, 2016 · 9  min.

According to David Cancel, CEO of Drift, the optimal number of members in a product team at a young startup is three. But if you’re focused on the number to begin with, you’re missing the point. “What was the theory […]

NextView
June 13, 2016 · 4  min.

Startups are exciting for any number of reasons, not least of which are all the fresh new ideas for products and various approaches to doing the work.

NextView
June 2, 2016 · 1  min.

Investors love the idea of backing second-time founders, especially if they have had success in their last company. The reasons are fairly obvious: It’s easy to reference them and understand their track record; they’ve made a ton of mistakes already […]

Rob Go
May 11, 2016 · 6  min.

On this episode of Traction, we go inside the thinking behind a $16B startup — worth more than Twitter, Pinterest or Dropbox as of this recording. Today’s guest, Jesse Middleton, is a co-founder of WeWork Labs, the company’s global startup […]

NextView
May 3, 2016 · 1  min.

How do you build your engineering/dev team from the ground up? There are a few different ways to do it, but unfortunately, none bring a guarantee of success. Let’s make a few assumptions: You are a founder, you have your […]

Tom DeVoto
April 21, 2016 · 4  min.

Editor’s note: The NextView team periodically holds internal “shootarounds,” where we discuss a startup topic or trend and try to make sense of it for everyone involved: entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers. Below is a lightly edited transcript of our latest […]

Rob Go
April 11, 2016 · 8  min.

This is a story from the Traction community. There are few things in this world that human beings value more than stability. For better or for worse, we get most comfortable as we fall into a consistent routine. There are […]

Tom DeVoto
April 5, 2016 · 4  min.