Category: Lee Hower

Denouement

Reading Time: 5 minutes Like many things in life, the VC/startup ecosystem is one of cycles. Looking back over the last decade it’s remarkable to […]

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Friday Funism – “Favorite Future”

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post also appears at NextView’s blog. Another phrase we use internally at NextView pretty often is that of a “favorite […]

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Chewy S-1: Category Leadership + Conveyor Belt Into Consumers’ Homes

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post also appears on NextView’s blog. Chewy has rapidly grown from a startup to a multi-billion commerce company, establishing itself […]

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Slack S-1: Will APRU Drive Long Term Value?

Reading Time: 6 minutes This post also appears on NextView’s blog. Slack dropped their S-1 a couple weeks ago. Even before that, we all knew […]

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Why Do Consumer IPOs and B2B IPOs Get Treated Differently?

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post also appears on NextView’s blog. 2019 is off to an exciting start for IPOs of VC-backed startups. In just […]

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Lyft S-1: Kicking Off the Decacorn Bonanza of 2019

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post also appears on NextView’s blog. I’ve been looking thru S-1s for many years, out of intellectual curiosity to better […]

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Tim Devane’s Next Chapter

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a bit over two years since Tim Devane joined us as a Principal at NextView.  Tim joined our […]

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Tim Devane’s Next Chapter

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a bit over two years since Tim Devane joined us as a Principal at NextView.  Tim joined our […]

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Tim Devane’s Next Chapter

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a bit over two years since Tim Devane joined us as a Principal at NextView.  Tim joined our […]

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Tim Devane’s Next Chapter

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been a bit over two years since Tim Devane joined us as a Principal at NextView.  Tim joined our […]

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The Road to Autonomous Vehicles & Our Investment in Optimus Ride

Today Optimus Ride announced a $5.25M seed round of funding to continue developing their unique approach to autonomous transportation.  NextView is pleased to co-lead this […]

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The Road to Autonomous Vehicles & Our Investment in Optimus Ride

Today Optimus Ride announced a $5.25M seed round of funding to continue developing their unique approach to autonomous transportation.  NextView is pleased to co-lead this […]

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Autonomous Vehicles: Can You Get There From Here? (Part 2)

  This is the 2nd post in a series about self-driving vehicles and it explores how autonomous cars could become a reality.  Self-Driving Vehicles: The […]

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Our Investment in The Outline

“Sometimes, there’s a man, well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s the Dude…”  – The Stranger, […]

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Our Investment in The Outline

“Sometimes, there’s a man, well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s the Dude…”  – The Stranger, […]

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Our Investment in The Outline

“Sometimes, there’s a man, well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s the Dude…”  – The Stranger, […]

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Self-Driving Vehicles: The Future Always Takes Longer to Arrive (Part 1)

Preface: As a consumer, I am excited by the prospect of autonomous vehicles and the individual and collective benefits they can provide.  As an investor, I […]

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Self-Driving Vehicles: The Future Always Takes Longer to Arrive (Part 1)

Preface: As a consumer, I am excited by the prospect of autonomous vehicles and the individual and collective benefits they can provide.  As an investor, I […]

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What If Self-Driving Cars Actually Increase Car Ownership?

Conventional wisdom is that when self-driving autonomous passenger cars arrive, they’re likely to decrease individual ownership of cars. If there’s a liquid supply of cars that can […]

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Seduced By Growth, But Terminal Scale Still Matters

We’re off to a fresh start here at the beginning of 2016. Looking back at 2015, the standout theme in the VC/startup ecosystem was unicorn […]

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