The opportunity to learn of a new world-changing idea, or to roll up our sleeves alongside the talented entrepreneurs with whom we partner, is what gets us going in the morning. By providing capital, and support and assistance in strategy and execution, we help entrepreneurs create something lasting, great, and rewarding for all involved.

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Twitter, The Morning After: Why Entrepreneurs Love ... And Hate ... Huge Exits
[This post first appeared at on November 8, 2013.] [caption id="attachment_2047" align="alignright" width="444"] U.S. exits of venture-backed companies in 2012: percent of value versus percent of companies. (Source: New Atlantic Ventures)[/caption] Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups | TechCrunch. Huge exits ("unicorns") are a dile… More

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New Atlantic Ventures (NAV) is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Northern Virginia and Cambridge, Massachusetts. We focus on businesses in high-growth emerging mass markets. We are active investors and play an active role within our companies. We partner with entrepreneurs who have the energy, vision, experience and passion to build great companies and help them succeed through hands-on team building, partnerships, advice and support.

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John Backus
Venture capital is not about doing deals. Money should be the least important thing a venture capitalist brings to the table, and, if an entrepreneur is only focused on the money, they may get it… More

John Backus — Managing Partner

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