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One phrase that I often say is that “traction creates opportunity”. We were talking about this today and realized that I’ve never written a blog post on the topic, although I’ve said it countless times over the years. So here […]

Rob Go
July 22, 2020 · 3  min.

One topic of conversation among VC’s over the last few months is how their portfolios are faring during the Covid pandemic. It occurred to me that the message I’m hearing has been pretty consistent but perhaps non-obvious to those outside […]

Rob Go
July 15, 2020 · 4  min.

Today, one of our most recent portfolio companies, Opus, announced its rebrand as well as their $2M seed round. At NextView, we’ve spent a lot of time thinking about various personas of the Everyday Worker, and we have always felt […]

Melody Koh
July 14, 2020 · 2  min.

I’ve been using the phrase “an explorer’s mind” quite a bit recently to describe the kind of person we are hoping to recruit to join our team at NextView. This idea came up frequently as my partners and I were […]

Rob Go
July 13, 2020 · 1  min.

Today I’m excited to announce the relaunch of our most popular resource ever: board meeting deck templates for seed-stage startups, now in conjunction with an investor update email template.   Download Board Deck Template      Download Investor Update Email […]

David Beisel
July 8, 2020 · 4  min.

Since we first opened our New York office back in 2015, we have steadily increased our presence over the years (Melody joined us in 2017 and Dorothy in 2018), and now roughly 40% of our investments are in New York. […]

NextView
July 6, 2020 · 3  min.

After operating quietly for the past year, our portfolio company Jumbo made a couple big announcements yesterday, including the launch of Jumbo 2 as well as their $8M series A financing led by Balderton Capital. We were proud to be […]

Rob Go
June 24, 2020 · 2  min.

“Be formless, shapeless, like water.” – Bruce Lee   I was on a pitch video call the other day when the founder asked me what the guiding principle for product was at Blue Apron when I was leading the team […]

Melody Koh
June 23, 2020 · 3  min.

We’re in a global pandemic.  The simple truth is that all venture capitalists have told their portfolio Founder/CEOs that if they don’t absolutely need to raise capital now that they shouldn’t be out there attempting to do so.  Wait.  Wait […]

David Beisel
June 16, 2020 · 3  min.

It’s early into the launch of our 100% virtual NextView Everyday Economy accelerator, but indications point to early success.  First, we were pleasantly overwhelmed with submissions over the past few weeks since we opened up applications.  The NextView team enjoyed […]

David Beisel
June 10, 2020 · 5  min.