SOURCE: Next World Capital

Next World Capital

May 06, 2013 13:29 ET

UPDATE: Craig Hanson of Next World Capital Addresses State of Cloud Investing at 'All About the Cloud' Conference

Venture Firm General Partner Joins Industry Discussion on Future of Cloud Investing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - Next World Capital, an international, expansion-stage venture capital firm headquartered in San Francisco, today announced that Craig Hanson, General Partner, will be speaking at All About the Cloud, the leading conference on cloud computing, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.

Hanson will join other investment executives in a panel titled "VC & Investor Outlook." Moderated by Dylan Tweney, Executive Editor of VentureBeat, the discussion will address the current state of cloud investing. Other panelists will include BJ Lackland, CEO of Lighter Capital; Todd Gardner, CEO of SaaS Capital; and Lars Leckie, Managing Director at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

With $200 million in assets, Next World Capital is the only Silicon Valley venture capital firm that manages a sales and business development platform to help its portfolio companies expand into Europe. Specializing in companies that are best positioned to lead large markets, NWC's portfolio companies are expansion-stage US and European companies that are poised for growth in strategic markets and market segments such as SaaS, cloud, big data, digital media, consumer internet, security and storage.

Who:
Craig Hanson, General Partner, Next World Capital

What:
"VC & Investor Outlook" at All About the Cloud

When:
Wednesday, May 8th at 1:35 p.m. Pacific Standard

Where:
The Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105

About Next World Capital
Next World Capital (NWC) is an international, expansion-stage venture capital firm that invests in leading enterprise software, mobile and consumer Internet companies. With $200 million of assets under management, NWC is affiliated with the larger global investment firm Next World Group, which provides an extraordinary international platform for its portfolio companies. The firm offers strategic insight and in-depth sector acumen to help its portfolio companies grow into market leaders. Furthermore, NWC uniquely operates a European Expansion Program with top executives across the continent, to accelerate the growth of its portfolio companies through a large network of partners, channels and direct customers. NWC is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Paris and Brussels.

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