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Next Play Capital

Next Play Capital

Next Play Capital is a fund-of-fund, tech-based, and sports industry startup venture capital firm.

Next Play Capital is a venture capital firm established in 2015 by Ryan Nece and Ronnie Lott. Both founders were previously National Football League (NFL) athletes. The firm is based in Redwood City, California.

Investments

As of July 2019, Next Play Capital has invested in 12 companies and sold off its ownership in four companies. The firm’s latest funded company was Brandless in September 2018, an e-commerce company selling a number of healthy and environmental friendly products without marketing it under any specific brand names.



Next Play Capital specializes in fund of funds investing, and often co-invests in companies with other venture capitals. Previous venture capitals who have co-invested with Next Play Capital were Comcast Ventures, Fidelity Investments, and Founders Fund. Next Play Capital funds tech-based startups and companies operating in the sports industry.

Funds

As of July 2019, Next Play Capital has one fund, NPC Exabeam, which was announced in April 2019. The fund raised $4.2 million. 

Timeline

Associated investment funds

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Funded Companies

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ScaleFactor is an Austin, Texas-based SaaS company offering services in bookkeeping and accounting.

People

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LinkedIn

Brett Cummings

Advisor



Eric Valle

Employee



Erin Morley

Employee



Hamet Watt

Advisor



John N. Ailanjian

Employee



Peter Maloy

Employee



Prakash Janakiraman

Investor



Ronnie Lott

Founder



Russell Cook

Investor



Ryan Nece

Founder



Samir Kaji

Advisor



Scott Fujita

Investor



Tim Fong

Employee



Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Origins - Episode 32 - Notation Hosts Ryan Nece, Next Play Capital

June 26, 2018

Companies

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