For enterprise technology companies accelerating into the expansion stage, international growth is typically one of the top priorities of CEOs. With the global enterprise tech buying landscape increasingly flat, emerging U.S. leadership companies are being pulled international earlier than ever before by tremendous global opportunity and competitive pressures. For almost all U.S. enterprise tech companies, Europe is the most logical and attractive next market they want to target, with roughly 30% of global IT spending and 25% of the Global2000.
This CEO imperative is a perfect match with Next World Capital’s unique value-add as the only U.S. venture capital firm operating a comprehensive European Expansion Platform to help its companies access and grow in Europe.
Next World Capital’s clear differentiation provides a valuable competitive advantage for its companies and a specialized skill set complementary to those of the top-tier early-stage investors. In addition to its headquarters in San Francisco, NWC has European offices in London and Paris, and an NWC European Advisor Network of over 75 of the top executives and largest companies in Europe.
Next World Capital’s powerful European expansion program consists of 5 components: