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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. At NextView, we […]

Rob Go
April 28, 2015 · 2  min.

Accidental VC is a series of short posts written by me, Jay Acunzo. Though I never planned it, I somehow wound up working in VC as NextView’s VP of platform. As an operator, not an investor, I’m amazed at how many casual, […]

NextView
April 23, 2015 · 3  min.

On the heels of our research on HBS entrepreneurs, NextView’s Dimitri Dadiomov (HBS ’15) interviewed several top founders on the early stages of their companies. Below is a summary of some of their answers in which they discuss the genesis of each company, their […]

Dimitri Dadiomov
April 21, 2015 · 8  min.

When raising capital, it’s important to focus on raising enough money to get your company past big value inflection points.

Rob Go
April 16, 2015 · 4  min.

Editor’s note: We recently published original research on the startup activity of Harvard Business School classes between 2008 and 2014. NextView’s David Beisel and Dimitri Dadiomov recently sat down with Michelle Tandler (HBS, Trinity Ventures) on her podcast to analyze this data further. This is a paraphrased summary […]

NextView
April 14, 2015 · 6  min.

Recently, I’ve been mentally noting a few things that I observe VCs doing regularly that many entrepreneurs may not readily understand.

Rob Go
April 7, 2015 · 6  min.

Accidental VC is a series of short posts written by me, Jay Acunzo. Though I never planned it, I somehow wound up working in VC as NextView’s VP of platform. As an operator, not an investor, I’m amazed at how many casual, […]

NextView
April 2, 2015 · 3  min.

Editor’s note: Unlike the Ubers and Airbnbs of the tech startup world, seed-stage companies don’t typically have the valuations, awareness, or traction typically associated with press coverage. That said, coverage is important, and early-stage companies would be wise to work with local press in […]

NextView
March 31, 2015 · 6  min.

In the last year or so, the debate over the definitions of seed versus pre-seed capital (sometimes called genesis rounds) has exploded.

David Beisel
March 26, 2015 · 3  min.

There is something so funny and also so appropriate about all this talk about Unicorn companies.

Rob Go
March 24, 2015 · 3  min.