The athlete confidently approaches the mark to start a jump sequence. He stands there, turns to face the crowd and fervently starts a synchronized clap to engage. The mighty clap and passionate cheers reverberate throughout the stadium.

This clap fires up the jumper for the attempt. When executed as trained…

Today, NEXT VENTŪRES is thrilled to share that we’ve partnered with Humane in its $100MM Series B financing. This capital will enable the team to continue building on the promise of creating new computing experiences in a fascinating and complex intelligence age.

Co-founders: Bethany Bongiorno (CEO) and Imran Chaudhri (President)

With great innovation there must be phenomenal talent…

I am beyond elated to share that NEXT VENTŪRES has partnered with Terra on a mission to improve the technical infrastructure in which health, wellness, and fitness data is shared, connected and transported.

Terror Squad or shall we say “Terra Squad” 📈

At the outset, spending time with Terra’s founders, Kyriakos and Raouf, was valuable and represented a true…

I am beyond elated to share that NEXT VENTŪRES has partnered with Terra on a mission to improve the technical infrastructure in which health, wellness, and fitness data is shared, connected and transported.

Terror Squad or shall we say “Terra Squad” 📈

At the outset, spending time with Terra’s founders, Kyriakos and Raouf, was valuable and represented a true…

At its height, the whaling industry ranked among the top five economic industries in the United States.

Though two names may have been conveniently erased from the history books, they are worth remembering: Lewis Temple and Captain William A. Martin. …

Barkley L. Hendricks, What’s Going On (1974)

A thematic case for Post-Postmodern VC investing

Technological innovation over the past two decades helped birth a cultural revolution across the consumer spectrum. Akin to Postmodern society, marketplaces(eBay), social media(Facebook), and e-commerce(Shopify) platforms collectively were the epicenter of a cultural earthquake, resulting in tectonic shifts in interaction and exchange.

Whether it be in the form of selling…

Over the past few months I’ve received calls, interview requests, shared industry perspectives with VC’s, and advised numerous founders. These conversations were generally rooted in branding and my experience building Eison Triple Thread.

I composed this document in 2014 before I had developed a single product, website, or social media…

Plenty has been written on branding in the past, and I’m not here to repeat or school anyone.

What is a brand and what does it mean to interact with one? When Kate Moss and Marky Mark infamously posed in their Calvin Klein underwear, what were they saying to us…

Media, with its ability to reach people across the planet — paired with its unique ability to inform, entertain and distract the masses — plays a unique role in global affairs and daily life.

Change in the media is inevitable but while some companies and individuals have shuffled the cards or tweaked the algorithm, there have been moments and movements in history that left indelible marks on society. Here are some of the last century’s greatest “disruptions” in media:

Television Knocks Radio Off its…

The Macro

Innovation in healthcare has fundamentally changed the way doctors, patients, and providers interact. Positive regulatory momentum coupled with consumer demand and rising costs of care has created a unique opportunity for Telehealth to drive convenient, low-cost, and efficacious healthcare solutions to patients regardless of location.

  • Consumers want to be better…

Julian Eison

Managing Partner at NEXT VENTŪRES, Entrepreneur, Founder @Eison Triple Thread, 7 foot high jumper @UCIrvine

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