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NextGen Newsletter - March 2022
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Hope everyone’s having a great March. On behalf of the NextGen community, we wanted to take a moment and share that our thoughts and prayers go out this month to our colleagues who have been affected by the terrible humanitarian crisis that is ongoing in Ukraine. We hope there will be a return to peace in the region soon.
Read on for a slew of major promotions for our colleagues in venture capital and a number of new job opportunities that have recently opened up. Here’s to the start of spring everyone!
Shawn and the NextGen Board
Investors You Should Watch 👀
Cack Wilhelm has been promoted to General Partner at IVP. Wilhelm joined the firm three years ago from Accomplice, where she spent two years.
Grace Isford has left Canvas Ventures and has joined Lux Capital as a Principal.
Gwen Cheni has left IndieBio / SOSV and has joined Khosla Ventures as a Partner.
Jesse Wedler has been promoted to General Partner, James Luo has been promoted to Investment Partner, and Jackson Georges Jr. has been promoted to Growth Partner at Capital G.
Jeremy Kaufmann has been promoted to Partner at Scale Venture Partners.
Lydia Hylton has left Redpoint Ventures and has joined Bain Capital Crypto as a Partner.
Stephanie Khoo has been promoted to Partner at NYCA.
Yoni Rechtman has left Tusk Ventures and has joined Slow Ventures as a Principal.
Content You Should Check Out 📚
AngelList: A Venture Constellation: Teardown of AngelList’s business after the news dropped that they recently raised at a $4.1B valuation.
For China Bulls Like Jim Breyer, Russia Ties Present Geopolitical Challenges: Interview with billionaire VC Jim Breyer on navigating venture geopolitics.
Homebrew Forever: Evolution of Homebrew and rationale behind their new fund structure.
Walking the Decarbonization Walk: Valo Ventures’ Julia Brady’s journey into climate tech investing and what she’s learned.
Jobs You Should Share 🤓
Associate, DCVC (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Associate / Senior Associate, Telstra Ventures (email email@example.com)