Lee Hower
Partner

Lee is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He has spent his entire career as an entrepreneur and investor in early-stage software and internet startups.

Lee started his career as an early employee of PayPal in product and business development roles, through the company’s 2002 IPO and sale to eBay. After PayPal, Lee was a co-founder of LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) and served as head of corporate development during the company’s early years.

Lee began his VC career at PJC, a Boston-based early-stage VC firm, where he was a Principal and helped to build the firm’s internet investment practice. At PJC Lee led investments in and served as a board director of Multiply (acq. by Naspers) and FanIQ.

Lee graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology program, with a BAS in Systems Engineering and a BS Economics from the Wharton School. He was selected as Wharton’s Commencement Speaker in 2000. He lives with his wife and small daughter and splits his time between Boston and San Francisco.

Lee Hower
Partner
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Lee is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He has spent his entire career as an entrepreneur and investor in early-stage software and internet startups.

Lee started his career as an early employee of PayPal in product and business development roles, through the company’s 2002 IPO and sale to eBay. After PayPal, Lee was a co-founder of LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) and served as head of corporate development during the company’s early years.

Lee began his VC career at PJC, a Boston-based early-stage VC firm, where he was a Principal and helped to build the firm’s internet investment practice. At PJC Lee led investments in and served as a board director of Multiply (acq. by Naspers) and FanIQ.

Lee graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Management & Technology program, with a BAS in Systems Engineering and a BS Economics from the Wharton School. He was selected as Wharton’s Commencement Speaker in 2000. He lives with his wife and small daughter and splits his time between Boston and San Francisco.

David Beisel
Partner
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David is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. As a former founder himself, David uses his marketing experience and GTM eye to invest in early-stage startups that will change the world for the better.

Rob Go
Partner
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Rob is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He tries to spend as much time as possible working with entrepreneurs to develop products that solve important problems for everyday people.

Melody Koh
Partner
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Melody is a Partner at NextView Ventures, based in its New York office. She is a product leader at heart, having scaled major teams and launched products loved by hundreds of thousands of customers around the world.

Rachel Hodes
Director of Platform
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Rachel is the Director of Platform at NextView, based in its New York office. She employs her brand and community-building startup experience to support NextView’s network of fantastic founders.

Jack Abramowitz
Senior Associate
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Jack is a Senior Associate at NextView, based in its New York office. He draws on his Fintech and Growth Marketing expertise to help founders strategize on product development and go-to-market.

Amanda Tommasino
Director of Finance
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Amanda is the Director of Finance at NextView. She draws on her experience in fund administration to provide support to the partners and best practices to the firm, overseeing daily financial activities and reporting, as well as some management company financial operations.