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The VentureFizz Podcast: Rob Go - Co-Founder & Partner, NextView Ventures

Episode 331 of The VentureFizz Podcast features Rob Go, Co-Founder & Partner at NextView Ventures.

I’ve been fortunate to have many people support my journey with building VentureFizz through the years and Rob was one of the earliest. Shortly after I launched the site, he reached out looking to meet up and needless to say, I jumped at the chance. Through the years, Rob has always been incredibly helpful with his feedback on VentureFizz when I needed an outside perspective. I thank him at the beginning of our show, but I did want to note a sincere “thank you” here as well.

Rob also has a podcast that you should check out called The Idea Maze where he asks the question: where do great entrepreneurial ideas really come from?  You can find it on all major podcast platforms, plus I have included a link to it in the show notes.

NextView Ventures is a pre-seed and seed stage VC firm that invests in founders who want to redesign the Everyday Economy. The firm’s portfolio includes Bobbie, The Browser Company, Devoted Health, WHOOP, Attentive, and more.

In this episode of our podcast, we cover:

  • The five flavors of AI.
  • Rob’s background story including what he learned from his Dad’s entrepreneurial endeavors, getting his career started in management consulting, and then learning product at eBay.
  • How he landed a VC position at Spark Capital, plus a fun story about his almost investment into Groupon.
  • What led Rob and his Co-Founders, David Beisel and Lee Hower, down the path of starting a seed stage firm and what the seed investing landscape looked like back then.
  • What Rob is targeting for investments and the importance of founder-opportunity fit.
  • What he’s learned while running a venture firm.
  • And so much more.

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