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A number of blog posts recently have mentioned this, but we seem to be experiencing a rise in repeat founders starting new businesses and raising seed capital. We’re also seeing a wave of folks who were not founders, but were […]

Rob Go
May 14, 2019 · 5  min.

“Friday Fun-isms” are a collection of phrases and sayings that we often say internally at NextView or with the founders we work with. These posts aren’t meant to be super detailed, but a bit of a peak into our thinking and hopefully a reflection of something interesting or helpful.

Rob Go
May 10, 2019 · 2  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.

When we talk internally about our themes at NextView, the focus is less on areas or sectors, but more about shifts in human behavior and preferences. We share some of the categories we are interested in on our website, but […]

Rob Go
May 2, 2019 · 2  min.

2019 is off to an exciting start for IPOs of VC-backed startups. In just the last month or so we’ve seen Lyft go public (my analysis of the company’s S-1 here) and more recently, Zoom and Pinterest. Zoom is a […]

Lee Hower
April 30, 2019 · 3  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.

One area that seed investors can be really helpful to founders is around setting milestones to optimize for future funding rounds. Assuming that you are building a business that will require more capital, using your limited resources against the highest […]

Rob Go
April 18, 2019 · 4  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.

Original research on gender diversity and fundraising amongst HBS founders

Emma Sokoloff
April 3, 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.