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We wanted to take a quick moment to thank the founders and teams who made 2014 a successful year, as well as outline some of the exciting happenings from NextView Ventures in 2014.

December 19, 2014 · 1  min.

NextView Ventures is excited to welcome Dimitri Dadiomov to the team as an MBA Associate. He is currently a second year student at Harvard Business School and will be focused on supporting the early-stage startup community in Boston and its schools. He’ll work with NextView through […]

Dimitri Dadiomov
December 10, 2014 · 3  min.

Once a startup has raised seed capital, plenty of theories and advice exist on how to successfully raise a Series A. Recently, we looked at our own portfolio at NextView Ventures to dig a little deeper on how startups actually […]

David Beisel
November 18, 2014 · 5  min.

Josh Porter is the founder of What to Wear Daily, a service that helps you prepare for your day. He is best-known as the creator of 52 Weeks of UX and was also head of UX at HubSpot, by way […]

November 12, 2014 · 9  min.

Isaac Cambron is co-founder and CTO of, whose pre-launch product enables sales reps to find and use their best content to close more deals. Below, he answers questions about developing products from scratch, as well as the difficult technology choices and tradeoffs […]

November 6, 2014 · 6  min.

This post was originally published on the personal blog of NextView founding partner Lee Hower. Lee’s posts also appear regularly on View From Seed. Subscribe here for more. Most folks reading this will know that many startups were built in part with […]

Lee Hower
October 29, 2014 · 7  min.

As the seed-stage startup fundraise process has received more transparency in recent years, ranging from published advice on how to raise seed capital to increased availability through AngelList, Funders Club, and various accelerator programs, I’ve noticed another trend emerging. 

David Beisel
October 21, 2014 · 6  min.

Based on feedback from our portfolio and the broader startup community, NextView has created pre-formatted board deck templates for seed-stage startups. 

Rob Go
October 15, 2014 · 6  min.

With plenty of resources available for entrepreneurs about how to craft an effective pitch deck for raising seed-stage capital from VCs, often what’s left out are some of the tactical components of an initial meeting. The following is a list […]

David Beisel
September 30, 2014 · 5  min.

This is a guest post from Stephano Kim, former co-founder of Web 1.0 success story Blackboard and veteran entrepreneur who’s held several COO and president roles at various startups. Many startup CEOs hire COOs or launch companies with a co-founder carrying the title. But what […]

Guest Contributor
September 9, 2014 · 8  min.