Rachel Hodes
Director of Platform

Rachel is the Director of Platform at NextView Ventures, based in its New York office. Since graduating from Columbia University in 2015, Rachel’s career has been focused on brand and community-building for D2C, B2C, and B2B early-stage startups.

Most recently before joining NextView, Rachel served as the email and social media outreach lead at LifeLines, a mental wellness venture that was launched in 2020 by the Co-Founders of Melissa & Doug, LLC.

Prior to joining LifeLines, Rachel worked as copywriting, branding, and social media marketing freelance consultant for a variety of different businesses, including digitally native startups like Moxy, as well as established e-commerce sites like Yummie. Rachel began her career in a founding community role with Bulletin, a women-led startup dedicated to facilitating expanded market reach for women-owned businesses and brands.

When she’s not working, you can find Rachel posted up at a comedy show in the city or traveling the world far and wide. Rachel is passionate about advocating for reproductive rights and intent on normalizing mental health practices in everyday life. She lives in Brooklyn.

Rachel Hodes
Director of Platform
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Rachel is the Director of Platform at NextView Ventures, based in its New York office. Since graduating from Columbia University in 2015, Rachel’s career has been focused on brand and community-building for D2C, B2C, and B2B early-stage startups.

Most recently before joining NextView, Rachel served as the email and social media outreach lead at LifeLines, a mental wellness venture that was launched in 2020 by the Co-Founders of Melissa & Doug, LLC.

Prior to joining LifeLines, Rachel worked as copywriting, branding, and social media marketing freelance consultant for a variety of different businesses, including digitally native startups like Moxy, as well as established e-commerce sites like Yummie. Rachel began her career in a founding community role with Bulletin, a women-led startup dedicated to facilitating expanded market reach for women-owned businesses and brands.

When she’s not working, you can find Rachel posted up at a comedy show in the city or traveling the world far and wide. Rachel is passionate about advocating for reproductive rights and intent on normalizing mental health practices in everyday life. She lives in Brooklyn.

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.

Lee Hower
Partner
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Lee is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. Lee leans on his past product, analytics, and strategy experience to invest in the early-stage software and internet startups of tomorrow.

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.

Jason King
Consulting CFO
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Jason joined NextView Ventures, as CFO, in October 2020. In this role, he oversees all fund and management company related finance and reporting activities. Jason has been a Consulting CFO for several years and has clients in the private equity and venture capital sectors.

Kristen Caldwell
Talent Advisor
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Kristen has been a Talent Advisor at NextView Ventures since 2018. She has spent her career building out hyper-growth tech startups across both coasts. Today, she is working with founders and venture capital firms to help with their talent acquisition strategy.