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. She has spent her entire career working with technology and Internet startups as an entrepreneur, operator, and investor.

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.

Rachel Hodes
Director of Platform

Rachel is the Director of Platform at NextView Ventures, based in its New York City office. Since graduating from Columbia University in 2015, Rachel’s career has been focused on brand and community-building for D2C, B2C, and B2B early-stage startups. Most […]

Jason King
Consulting CFO

Jason joined NextView Ventures, as CFO, in October 2020. In this role, he oversees all fund and management company related finance and reporting activities. Jason has been a Consulting CFO for several years and has clients in the private equity […]

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