Julian Eison, NEXT VENTŪRES

NEXT VENTŪRES Welcomes Julian Eison to Our Team

Legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson once said, “the strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” Building and sustaining a high performing team is as important in early stage investing as it is in sports, and we are thrilled to announce our newest player, Julian Eison.

We began our search for our first full-time investment associate at the craziest of times, in early March 2020. The gravity of COVID and its impact on our economy and healthcare system was just settling in. We knew…


We hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe at a time when, more than ever, nothing matters more. There are likely many e-mails in your inbox about COVID-19. Our goal is to provide you with a concise update about what we’ve learned in the last few weeks, how we’re responding, and the confidence we have in the road ahead. We would love to hear from you, whether it be to provide feedback, ask questions, or play a more active role in what’s to come.

Now is an interesting time to be managing a VC fund in the…

Melanie Strong

Managing Partner at sports and wellness VC Next Ventūres. Mountain biker, aspiring farmer, lover of all things outdoors.

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