Melody Koh


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

Prior to joining NextView, Melody was Head of Product at Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN). Melody joined Blue Apron as the first product hire when the company was 18 months old with 20 HQ employees. She helped scale the business through hyper-growth (25x in 3.5 years) and to its IPO, building and leading a 35-person team across Product Management, Product Design, and Analytics.

Previously, Melody was a Product Manager at leading marketing & analytics products. Before joining, Melody was the founder/CEO of a seed-funded wine subscription e-commerce service. In addition to her operating and entrepreneurial roles, Melody was also a venture investor at Time Warner’s strategic VC group and was a one of six inaugural members of First Round Capital’s Product Co-op initiative. Melody began her career as an investment banking analyst at Evercore Partners.

Melody holds a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband.

David Beisel

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

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

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

Lee Hower

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,
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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