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Will Price of Next Frontier Capital // bringing venture capital to the rocky mountain region [CC059] upside

    • Investing

Interview begins: 6:36
Debrief: 48:89

Today we're talking with Will Price the Founder and General Partner of Next Frontier Capital.

Will founded Next Frontier Capital to partner with mission-driven, talented entrepreneurs to build Montana technology companies of impact, utility, value. Will’s career spans venture capital investing as well as operational, transactional, and advisory roles at both public and private companies.

They focus on leading seed to early-stage Series A financings in the Rocky Mountains, with a preference to invest in rounds of $2-4m.

With a Montana family history dating to the 1850s, Will is passionate about investing in the state’s promising future.

Key points:
- Getting into tech - 8:29
- Venture side versus Operating side - 9:47
- Importance of intimacy - 16:54
- Taking risks for fund - 22:27
- VC's not syndicating anymore - 28:27
- Regional Venture Capital - 39:50

Learn more about Next Frontier Capital: https://www.nextfrontiercapital.com/
Follow Will Price: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pricew/

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This episode of upside is sponsored by Ethos Wealth Management. Managing wealth with an eye toward the future demands vigilance and skill in today’s global economy. Over the years, Ethos Wealth Management has worked with clients and their other professional advisors – including attorneys and accountants – to create comprehensive wealth management plans designed to make the best use of their wealth today and help ensure its endurance for future generations.

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Interview begins: 6:36
Debrief: 48:89

Today we're talking with Will Price the Founder and General Partner of Next Frontier Capital.

Will founded Next Frontier Capital to partner with mission-driven, talented entrepreneurs to build Montana technology companies of impact, utility, value. Will’s career spans venture capital investing as well as operational, transactional, and advisory roles at both public and private companies.

They focus on leading seed to early-stage Series A financings in the Rocky Mountains, with a preference to invest in rounds of $2-4m.

With a Montana family history dating to the 1850s, Will is passionate about investing in the state’s promising future.

Key points:
- Getting into tech - 8:29
- Venture side versus Operating side - 9:47
- Importance of intimacy - 16:54
- Taking risks for fund - 22:27
- VC's not syndicating anymore - 28:27
- Regional Venture Capital - 39:50

Learn more about Next Frontier Capital: https://www.nextfrontiercapital.com/
Follow Will Price: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pricew/

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This episode of upside is sponsored by Ethos Wealth Management. Managing wealth with an eye toward the future demands vigilance and skill in today’s global economy. Over the years, Ethos Wealth Management has worked with clients and their other professional advisors – including attorneys and accountants – to create comprehensive wealth management plans designed to make the best use of their wealth today and help ensure its endurance for future generations.

They can do the same for you.

Visit upside.fm/ethos to learn more.


This episode of upside is also sponsored by Tresta. Tresta is a mobile app that lets you do business calling and texting from anywhere. With Tresta, you can set up your business phone number, download the app, and start calling and texting UNLIMITED right away.

Tresta is the best business phone app on the market, whether you’re a founder or freelancer / just starting your business, or you’re already established. Growing your network and your business is all about communication. You’ve got to be available, no matter where you are. Tresta offers the call management features that empower you to communicate smarter and more efficiently, like auto attendants, call recording, user groups, and more. And you don’t need any special equipment – just the smartphone you’re already using. Tresta is easy to configure, so you can set everything up yourself – all online.

It’s just $15 per user per month, with no contract, so start your free 30-day trial today at https://tresta.com/upside


Want to share information about your company, or an opportunity with the upside audience?

Book a classified advertisement and your advertisement will be read in an upcoming episode of the show.

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