Nearly all of the guidance for meetings with VCs is centered on the very first meeting: how to get it, how to prepare a pitch deck, how to run the meeting, etc. But then the tactical advice stops. What about the rest of the VC fundraising process? How should an entrepreneur approach the full set of meetings […]
Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our new podcast TRACTION. On the show, we’ll explore and share the stories of all the creative, unusual, and clever ways that entrepreneurs find early results.
Ed. note: In 2013, Rob Go published a flowchart articulating his VC decision making process. Below, we’ve updated that graphic with new information in order to stay current and provide more context and transparency around each node.
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.
Today, NextView Ventures is excited to release a pillar project in our Growth Guides series: pitch deck templates for raising seed capital.
One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned in the 10 months since joining NextView is just how many exceptions there are to almost every “rule” in early-stage entrepreneurship.
Raising venture capital at any stage of company growth requires tremendous effort from entrepreneurs. Admittedly, our industry tends to celebrate these financings a bit too much — it’s gasoline for the car and not the destination, after all — but it’s still a difficult, sometimes lengthy process for which founders deserve some recognition.
Based on feedback from our portfolio and the broader startup community, NextView has created pre-formatted board deck templates for seed-stage startups.
A lot has changed since 2013. More Snaps were Chatted. More Things became Internetted of. And, apparently, more Lyfts were Ubered. Yup — tech moves insanely fast. That’s why it’s important to stop once in awhile and examine the glue that makes it all hold together as you careen down the road to world domination.
Every few weeks, as part of our platform of startup resources, NextView Ventures hosts a Product Manager Breakfast. In organizing this recurring series, we aim to bring together top product leadership to discuss their craft in an informal, intimate setting. The following is a summary of the most recent topic discussed.