NextGen Newsletter - September 2022
NextGen is a 20+ year old community supporting each new generation of venture capital talent.
Hey everyone, hope everyone is ready for the fall! We had a fantastic NextGen Napa Retreat here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Huge thanks to everyone who joined and double thanks to our gracious sponsors over at Deloitte, Pacific Western Bank, and Fenwick & West! We hope to get a chance to see more of you in our events running up to the end of the year.
We’re seeing a TON of folks making big career moves in the last month. Congrats to those leveling up - we love to see it! Read on for the latest on folks to watch, content we’re reading, and job opportunities bubbling up in venture.
Shawn and the NextGen Board
Investors You Should Watch 👀
Nextgen’s very own Alessio Fanelli has left 645 Ventures and has joined Decibel as a Partner.
Brian Matesic has joined Norwest Venture Partners as a Principal on their healthcare team.
Chiraag Deora has left Battery Ventures to join CRV as a Principal. Veronica Orellana has left Saturn to join CRV as an Investor.
Dominic Lau has been promoted to Partner at Ripple Ventures.
James Alcorn and Dylan Reid have been promoted to Partners at Zetta Venture Partners
James Loftus has left Square and has joined PayPal Ventures as Managing Partner.
Janelle Teng has been promoted to Vice President at Bessemer Venture Partners.
Joel Dudley has left Tempus Labs and has joined Innovation Endeavors as a Partner.
Nick Kim has left Crosscut Ventures and has joined Upfront Ventures as a Partner.
Sam Blond has left Brex and has joined Founders Funds as a Partner.
Tony Liu has been promoted to Partner at Costanoa Ventures.
Content You Should Check Out 📚
Building an Open Source Company at Scale: 50th episode from NextGen’s very own Amanda Robson! Deep dive on Hashicorp with cofounder Armon Dadgar.
The Conscious Consumer: Launch article for Redpoint’s Meera Clark’s content collection on consumer insights around passion, purpose, and people.
The New Learning Economy: Analysis of the major macrotrends driving edtech and the learning economy from A16z’s Anne Lee Skates.
Why is HardTech So Effing Hard: Commentary on the many challenges involved in building hardtech from DC Palter of Tech Coast Angels.
Jobs You Should Share 🤓
Associate, Battery Ventures (email email@example.com)
Associate, Kli Capital (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Analyst, Lowercarbon Capital (email email@example.com)