Meet the entrepreneurs & experimenters putting it on the line to bring your ideas to life.

Ajay

Founder & CEO

Ajay is a serial investor & entrepreneur. Before founding Nextt, he helped build Accel-backed Grovo (Head of Product) & Sacca-backed Inventure (Founding CMO). He’s also a mentor for Techstars & the UN Entrepreneur Accelerator and invests in startups via the Inevitable Collective. More than anything, he’s an addictive experimenter.

Tom

Co-Founder & Lead Advisor

Tom is an entrepreneur who is passionate about helping others grow & learn. In addition to Nextt, he has helped build high performing teams & innovative learning experiences at Accel-backed Grovo (Director of Content) & Sequoia-backed Everwise (Head of Content). More than anything, he is a teacher, mentor, coach, and advisor.

OAB

Agency in Residence

OAB is an award winning innovation lab and development agency with 70+ designers & developers located in the US, Canada & India. They’ve built 100+ apps for companies like Nissan, Bose, HTC & Momentum WW and are contributing 30 developer hours each month to Nextt projects.

Learn more about our track record

We’re supported by 50 of the world’s best designers, developers, data scientists, marketers, videographers, artists, attorneys, restaurateurs & finance gurus.

Who have started, built & helped grow:

Each of our advisors have committed 10-20 hours of their highly valuable time per quarter to help get our projects get off the ground. And they do more than just mentor.

They design mocks, write code, analyze data, make intros, edit video, do legal research & even close down their venues for our projects.

Get to know the rockstars you’ll work with

Michael Li

Data Science

Data Science Incubator, FourSquare, Andreesen Horowitz

Sankho Mallik

Engineering & Design

Huge, Niche, NS1

Rodrigo Aramayo

Data Science

Grovo, SalesForce, Intuit

Michael Chernow

Hospitality

Meatball Shop, Seamore's

Emma Toshack

Product & Hospitality

Snapchat, BCG, The Kent

Jason Dolatshahi

Data Science

Bonobos, BNP Paribas, General Assembly

Himanshu Suri

Marketing & Media

Heems, Greedhead Music, Das Racist

Gary Sheynkman

Media & Product

Abu Dhabi Media, Atlas Mara, VICE

Andrew Dumont

Marketing

Bitly, Betaworks, Moz

Bryan Moreno

Design & Marketing

kbs, Young & Rubicam

Shivani Siroya

Data Science & Finance

Inventure, Citigroup, United Nations

Moshiur Tarafdar

Engineering

Story2, 2U, Princeton Review

Kareem Rahma

Marketing

VICE, NY Times, Nameless

Gesche Haas

Events & Media

Dreamers // Doers, Conjure, Grouper

Amish Gandhi

Engineering

Reuters, IAC, Verizon

Ameera K. Ahmed

Data Science & Marketing

Morgan Stanley, MetLife, Saavn

Hospitality

Ducks Eatery, SPiN, Harry & Ida's

Engineering

StoreMap, Micro SaaS, Bloomberg

Megan Berry

Product

Rebelmouse, Klout, Lerer Ventures

John Jaxheimer

Design

Intralist, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone

Gabe Whaley

Marketing & Media

Buzzfeed, Countless Viral Things

David Sohn

Data Science & Finance

Mastercard, American Express, Synapse

Caroline Rodin

Marketing

Grovo, WeWork

Marketing

Inventure, Grameen, Accion

Alex Goldschmidt

Marketing

The Voice

Alex Collins

Design

Grovo

Sumeet Sinha

Legal

Songkick, CrowdSurge, Linklaters

Sonny Byrd

Marketing

Vayner Media, General Assembly, Prehype

Nithish Manoharan

Engineering & Design

Inventure, Dunn & Bradstreet, Nokia

Geoffrey Weg

Legal & Marketing

Betaworks, Moveline, Techstars

Adelyn Zhou

Marketing

Amazon, Eventbrite, Nextdoor

Tiffany Yu

Engineering & Media

The Skimm, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs

Sasha Tailor

Engineering & Finance

Yes We Code, RBC Capital Markets

Nelson Chu

Marketing & Product

Tritan Collective, Parametric Ventures, BlackRock

Elias Stern

Media & Product

Codeword, Fundamental, Red Antler

Avery Roth

Finance & Product

Startups, UBS, Lehman Brothers

AJ Ferrer

Media

Grovo

Mark Molle

Legal

Forefront, Fried Frank, Cadwalader

Elliott Klass

Legal

Amur Finance, Vedder Price, Latham & Watkins

David Mitchell

Design

Hungry, Huge

Atit Shah

Media

Create Entertainment

Anay Shah

Marketing

Remitly, Opower, Walmart

Corey Crawford

Finance

Cloudmine

Carmen Feliciano

Product & Finance

Grameen, Nestle, Globe Telecom

Anders Sandell

Design

Katapult, NewInc, Nuance

Zachary Obasiolu

Design

PaidEasy

Rolando Brown

Marketing & Engineering

Red Bay Coffee, Advocacy Institute,
Okazi, Parents-Together

Mack Flavelle

Marketing

Axiom Zen, Tapstream

Gabi Zakalski

Marketing & Finance

BE, Banif Investment Bank, Lufthansa

David Wormley

Legal

Osire, Healty Consultants, JLL

Ash Gobindram

Design & Engineering

OAB Studios

Alexander Moore

Events

Tres LA, Teri Kinne

Eugene Hawkin

Product & Finance

Quentin Road Ventures, CapMar, CMS Forex

Chelsey Roebuck (ELiTE)

Engineering

Columbia, Elite Education

Gaurav Taywade

Engineering

OAB Studios

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