VC  Next World Capital

     Office Locations:

836 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: 415-202-5450
Fax: 415-358-8233

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  • Expansion



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Next World Capital (NWC) is an international expansion-stage venture capital firm that invests in leading enterprise software, mobile and consumer internet companies. NWC has $200 million of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, Paris, and Brussels. NWC has a strong heritage in Europe and runs a dedicated business development operation and extensive network to help its companies accelerate growth internationally. NWC targets companies with revenue run-rates generally between $5-100 million or otherwise building significant user adoption, and typically invest $10-30 million over the life of the company.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Ben Fu General Partner
    Colin Paton Chief Financial Officer
    Craig Hanson General Partner & Co-Founder
    Elisa Russo Associate
    Frederic Halley Operating Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B





      Series A


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      FirstFuel Software
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      Host Analytics
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      Nexgen Software
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      Origami Logic
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      Virtual Instruments
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