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This is a guest post from Rob May, a co-founder and CEO of Backupify, which raised $19.5M and sold to Datto in late 2014. Below, he gives an honest take about what he’d do differently and what he’d do again as a […]

Guest Contributor
February 19, 2015 · 5  min.

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.

Dimitri Dadiomov
February 17, 2015 · 5  min.

As the holiday season is behind us and 2015 is firmly underway, we wanted to take a moment to both announce and celebrate the collection of top entrepreneurs who have agreed to return as our Entrepreneur Advisors. These individuals have […]

Lee Hower
February 10, 2015 · 2  min.

On Tuesday, we put out two different sample pitch decks that we think can guide entrepreneurs as they try to communicate the information behind their companies. Although pitch decks are well-trodden territory online, we tried to introduce decks that were specifically designed for […]

Rob Go
February 5, 2015 · 5  min.

In the last six months, we’ve been asked and answered several key questions about seed-stage startups and raising seed capital.

NextView
January 28, 2015 · 2  min.

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.

NextView
January 22, 2015 · 3  min.

The startup ecosystem is often full of hyperbole, which is perfectly understandable when you think about it.

Lee Hower
January 20, 2015 · 4  min.

Seed-stage startups lack a history of proof but offer plenty of promise.

NextView
January 15, 2015 · 7  min.

“As a seed-stage investor, should you pay up for team or traction?” I posed this question on Twitter in December and got a bunch of different opinions.

Rob Go
January 13, 2015 · 4  min.

Visit a startup’s website, and you’ll eventually drift towards a few standard links, from About to Team to Contact. But among those options, appearing on almost every site, is one link that simply doesn’t belong with the rest: “Blog.”

NextView
January 8, 2015 · 10  min.