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July 17, 2014

On behalf of our team at NextView, I’m very pleased to announce that we have just closed our second fund.  NextView Ventures II is $40M, twice the size of our first fund, and we continue to be exclusively focused on seed-stage companies pursuing internet-enabled innovation. As former operators and product-oriented entrepreneurs, Dave, Lee, and I tend to […]

July 7, 2014

Today, we’re excited to officially launch our new blog, The View From Seed, providing insights and inspiration for seed-stage startups, founders, and entrepreneurs, from idea phase through raising Series A. You can visit the blog or subscribe in two seconds with your email address. And be sure to follow us on Twitter to keep up […]

June 23, 2014

Investors love to give advice. Even more so if they are board members or major investors. It’s part of our “value add”. Some investors have a, shall we say, over-estimation of how much they know. It’s easy to make suggestions from the cheap seats, and even great investors or operators are often wrong. At the […]

June 17, 2014

In my last post about raising seed vs. jumping straight to A, I received a good comment from Chris Woods that my analysis neglected to include the impact of option pools that are created at each financing round. It was a good point, and one that is worth touching on with a dedicated post. In almost […]

June 16, 2014

(Note: The majority of this post first ran on BetaBoston. This version goes a little deeper into some of my more nuanced thoughts) There has been a lot of discussion recently about the bar required to raise a series A. A few notable excerpts: Kyle Alspach’s commentary on seed and series A at BetaBoston; Brad […]

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    My church held an Octoberfest brewing competition. So fun! Cc @highrockboston http://t.co/MT9S1VIHip
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    RT @antrod: Boring news from apple this week : http://t.co/Tb9z3hfSS8
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    RT @NeerajVC: My response to @danprimack’s NYC “Love Letter” on 10/3: Can’t we all just get along? http://t.co/Wgdw7M8QRk

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