NextGen Newsletter - August 2022
NextGen is a 20+ year old community supporting each new generation of venture capital talent.
Hey everyone, happy August! Hope everyone’s getting some time to recharge before the fall ramp up in venture deal activity. Special shout out to the interns that have joined us for the summer, hope y’all have learned a ton and are headed back to school with new perspectives on the venture capital career path.
We are thrilled to share more info about our upcoming NextGen Napa Retreat, to be held on September 9, 2022! We regularly hosted these annual retreats prior to the pandemic, and we can’t wait to get back to this IRL community tradition. We will have buses leaving from San Francisco and the South Bay that will be ready to take ~50 guests up to wine country for a full day of wine tasting, all sponsored by our friends at Deloitte, Pacific Western Bank, and Fenwick & West. We’d LOVE to see you there, please scroll down to register!
Shawn and the NextGen Board
Investors You Should Watch 👀
Andrew Whiting has been promoted to Partner, Latitia Marcade and Luis Zarate have been promoted to Senior Associate, and Alexis Lancien has been promoted to Associate at Partech.
John Gu has left Spring Mountain Capital and has joined Norwest Venture Partners as a Principal on its growth equity team.
Helene Servillon has raised a $10M solo GP fund focused on cannabis tech.
Laura Connell has left Marcho Partners and has joined Atomico as a Partner focused on growth-stage deals.
Matt Streisfeld has been promoted to General Partner and Charlotte Smith has been promoted to Vice President at Oak HC/FT.
Mohan Iyer, Stephen Chambers, and Oscar Ramos have been promoted to General Partners at SOSV.
Events You Should Join 🎙
NextGen Napa Retreat, on September 9
Please join NextGen for an exclusive retreat dedicated to pre-partner professionals in the venture capital industry! A full day of wine tasting has been arranged, all sponsored by our friends at Deloitte, Pacific Western Bank, and Fenwick & West.
Please register here - first come first served. We plan to have two buses that will pick up from San Francisco and South Bay. If you have any questions, feel free to ping us at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
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Can Medicare Save the Insurtech Market: Awesome healthcare deep dive from Fika Ventures’ Tianxiang Zhuo and James Schecter.
EV Charging Market Predictions and Outlook: Analysis of macro impact and market penetration of EV charging through 2025 from BMWi’s Allen Chen.
Three Startup Pitch Deck Mistakes That Are Red Flags For Venture Investors: Thoughts from Hunter Walk on deck design and storytelling.
What I Learned at Clubhouse: Key takeaways and insights from Clubhouse’s ex-Head of Community Anu Atluru, who joined when they had <1K users.
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