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NextGen Newsletter - December 2022
NextGen is a 20+ year old community supporting each new generation of venture capital talent.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Hope everyone is enjoying the start of winter and getting some very special time in with family and friends. We have a PACKED newsletter edition for the end of the year.
First up - we have the final results of our inaugural list of NextGen Rising Stars! This list is entirely community-driven, without any publications or editorial teams involved. Check out this first set of 12 investors who our peers believe are meant for greatness!
Also - check out our content section for a link to the results of the VC Compensation Survey for 2022. Some really great data has been collected by Equal Ventures that should serve as helpful guidance in future negotiations.
On behalf of the entire NextGen board, we wish you all a very happy holidays and a happy new year. See you in 2023!
Shawn and the NextGen Board
Investors You Should Watch 👀
The inaugural list for NextGen Rising Stars has been published for 2022! Check it out!
Apoorva Pandhi has left Foundation Capital and has joined as a Managing Director of Zetta Venture Partners.
Grace Isford has been promoted from Principal to Partner at Lux Capital.
Jillian Williams has been promoted from Principal to Partner at Cowboy Ventures.
Zach Cohen has left General Atlantic and has joined as a Partner on the Consumer team at Andreessen Horowitz.
Zoe Perret has been promoted from Head of Strategic Operations to Principal at Initialized Capital.
Content You Should Check Out 📚
Equal Ventures VC Compensation Survey Results 2022: Here’s the latest compensation data, coordinated by Equal Ventures. Thanks y’all for filling it out!
2023 Predictions from 40 Founders, Investors, and Operators: Aggregated bets, hot takes, and fortune telling curated by Index Ventures’ Rex Woodbury.
Back in Stock! Emerging Supply Chain & Logistics Trends: Deep dive into the supply chain space from Sapphire Ventures’ Demi Obayomi and Andrew Vogeley.
The Verticalization of B2B Fintech: Cowboy’s Jillian Williams on how combining vertical SaaS and fintech is a killer combo.