Jeff Weiner is a technology enthusiast and the founder of Next Play Ventures, a venture capital firm. He is also the former CEO of LinkedIn, one of the world's largest professional networking platforms. During his tenure at LinkedIn, Weiner played a crucial role in transforming the platform into a global behemoth with over 700 million members. Weiner is a well-known crypto enthusiast and has been actively involved in the space for several years. He believes that cryptocurrencies have the potential to disrupt traditional finance and create a more inclusive financial system. In 2019, Weiner invested in a blockchain-powered gaming platform called Immutable, which allows users to trade and own in-game items as NFTs. Weiner has a strong background in technology and has held key positions at several tech firms, including Yahoo and Warner Bros. He is also a member of the board of directors of several companies, including Intuit and edtech firm Lynda.com. Weiner holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
|Company||Next Play Ventures|
|Company Overview||Next Play Ventures is a venture capital firm that focuses on investing in early-stage companies in various sectors such as agriculture tech, consumer tech, SaaS, b2b marketplaces, crypto, blockchain tech, virtual reality, healthcare, and wellness. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Next Play Ventures aims to help entrepreneurs succeed and grow their businesses by providing financial and strategic support, as well as access to a network of industry experts and resources.|
|Sweet Spot||$1,5M (1-5M)|
|Partner||Next Play Ventures|