Craig Hanson

Co-Founder & Partner at Next World Capital LLC

Craig Hanson

Craig Hanson

Co-Founder & Partner at Next World Capital LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Credit Suisse AG
Next World Capital LLC

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Primary Location

Menlo Park, CA, United States

Number of Boards

20

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Investor at TapInfluence, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Truman National Security Project

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Co-Founder at Centana Management LLC

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Managing Director at Shasta Ventures Management LLC

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Director at Planful, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Zuora, Inc.

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Founder at GoodData Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer & President at Aviso, Inc.

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Managing Partner & Head of Investments at Adams Street Partners LLC

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Advisor in Residence at Next World Capital LLC

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Craig Hanson
Co-Founder & Partner at Next World Capital LLC
Education
B.A., magna cum laude

TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTIONAL UNDERGRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION.

M.S.

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Co-Founder & Partner
2008 - Current

Next World Capital invests in enterprise technology companies located in the US and Europe with revenues of $100 million. The Firm targets companies operating in the fields of software, internet and mobile sectors. They provides financing for seed and early stage capital requirements and also leads the financing rounds & holds a seat on the board of directors.

Vice President
2007 - 2009

Founded in 1998 by James Hale and Robert Huret, Financial Technology Ventures Management Co. LLC, formerly FTVentures, is a venture capital firm located in San Francisco with an additional office in New York City. The firm is also known as FTV Capital. Financial Technology Ventures Management Co. has over $1 billion under management across 3 funds, including both strategic and traditional private equity investors.

Principal
2002 - 2006

Vista invests in early- and growth-stage companies in the software, digital media and network sectors. They look for companies that provide unique products and services and that have the potential to become market leaders. They prefer to be early investors in companies with the vision to provide a 'must have' product or service and the desire to build a sustainable competitive advantage. Vista also invests in enabling technologies that are revolutionizing an array of traditional industries.The firm focuses primarily on companies in the greater Rocky Mountain region and in Boston through their offices in Colorado and Massachusetts. However, they do look broadly at deals, particularly in the southwestern US. Vista is often the lead investor and they typically co-invest with other firms in both early and follow-on rounds.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

SenSage, Inc. provides enterprise security management solutions. The company was founded by Eric Karlson, Mark R. Searle and Adam Sah in 2000 and is headquartered in Hanover, MD.

Member, National Finance Committee
Prior

Barack Obama, then junior United States Senator from Illinois, announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States in Springfield, Illinois, on February 10, 2007. On August 27, 2008, he was declared nominee of the Democratic Party for the 2008 presidential election. He was the first African American in history to be nominated on a major party ticket. On August 23, 2008, Barack Obama's campaign announced that Senator Joe Biden of Delaware would be the Vice Presidential nominee On November 4, 2008, Obama won the election, making him the President-elect and the first African American elected President of the United States

Political Donations
$250
2014

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$1,000
2013

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$500
2013

Vice President at Office of the Vice President Under Joseph R. Biden

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