Lee Hower

Partner

Lee is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He has spent his entire career as an entrepreneur and investor in early-stage software and internet startups.

Lee started his career as an early employee of PayPal in product and business development roles, through the company’s 2002 IPO and sale to eBay. After PayPal, Lee was a co-founder of LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) and served as head of corporate development during the company’s early years.

Lee began his VC career at PJC, a Boston-based early-stage VC firm, where he was a Principal helped to build the firm’s internet investment practice. At PJC Lee led investments in and served as a board director of Multiply (acq. by Naspers) and FanIQ.

Lee graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology program, with a BAS in Systems Engineering and a BS Economics from the Wharton School. He was selected as Wharton’s Commencement Speaker in 2000. He lives with his wife and small daughter and splits his time between Boston and San Francisco.

David Beisel
Partner

David Beisel is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He has been focused on early stage Internet startups his entire career, both as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist.

Rob Go
Partner

Rob is a co-founder and Partner at NextView.  He tries to spend as much time as possible working with entrepreneurs to develop products that solve important problems for everyday people.

Melody Koh
Partner

Melody is a Partner at NextView Ventures based in its New York office.

Lee Hower
Partner

Lee is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He has spent his entire career as an entrepreneur and investor in early-stage software and internet startups.

Nicole Sievers
Platform Associate

Nicole Sievers is the Platform Associate at NextView Ventures. She leads strategic internal and external initiatives designed to help support NextView portfolio companies, as well as the broader startup community.

Dorothy Ren
Investment Associate

Dorothy is part of the investment team at NextView and is based in its New York office. She is focused on finding and supporting the next generation of visionary entrepreneurs creating impactful change.

NextView Operator Guilds

Our product, go-to-market, and hiring experts lend their time to support our portfolio company founders and key operators.
Jared Cluff
Marketing, Consumer: Blue Apron, Match.com
Sara Wajnberg
Product: Oscar
Jessica Meher
Marketing, B2B: Notarize, Hubspot, Invision
Fatma Collins
Product, Consumer: Artsy, Jet
Fareed Mosavat
Growth: Slack, Instacart, Zynga
Brian Balfour
Growth: Reforge
Mike Volpe
Marketing, B2B: Hubspot, Cybereason, Lola
Nancy Go
Marketing, Consumer: Devoted Health, Wayfair, Chewy
Pierre Valade
Design: Jumbo, Sunrise, Foursquare
Kristen Caldwell
Talent and Recruiting: Blue Apron, Uber, Vine, Yammer

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