Tag: startup

November 21, 2019

Announcing: Next Coast Ventures II

Today, we are proud to announce the closing of our second fund, which brings $130 million in new capital to Next Coast Ventures. We are thrilled to have assembled a great group of investors – a

July 23, 2018

Are You a Glass Eater?

(NOTE - This post was written and distributed via Next Coast Ventures E2E Blog Series)  We often get asked what an ideal investment looks like for us. What metrics do we look at to assess a

November 15, 2016

Are You Truly Ready To Be An Entrepreneur?

(NOTE: This article was written by Tom Taulli based on an interview with Mike Smerklo and published on Forbes on November 5th 2016.) Being an entrepreneur may s