About US

Next 10 Ventures is looking ahead to the next ten years

We are a venture group focused on Creators. As an operating and investment company, we incubate and accelerate new businesses, content, products and services within the global Creator economy and ecosystem. By providing our capital and industry expertise, we work with companies and creators to expand their brands, investments and growth.

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About US

Next 10 Ventures is looking ahead to the next ten years

We are a venture group focused on Creators. As an operating and investment company, we incubate and accelerate new businesses, content, products and services within the global Creator economy and ecosystem. By providing our capital and industry expertise, we work with companies and creators to expand their brands, investments and growth.

THE OPPORTUNITY

TODAY’S CREATORS ARE AT THE FOREFRONT OF TOMORROW’S CREATOR ECONOMY

For ten years, Creator entrepreneurs have harnessed the power of digital video to create original IP, build communities, develop brands, and achieve success. We believe that in the next ten years, Creators and companies will create new brands and businesses that will generate meaningful value by leveraging new and existing global digital and social platforms.

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THE OPPORTUNITY

TODAY’S CREATORS ARE AT THE FOREFRONT OF TOMORROW’S CREATOR ECONOMY

For ten years, Creator entrepreneurs have harnessed the power of digital video to create original IP, build communities, develop brands, and achieve success. We believe that in the next ten years, Creators and companies will create new brands and businesses that will generate meaningful value by leveraging new and existing global digital and social platforms.

OUR MISSION

tO enrich, inspire, and entertain children and young adults

We believe that Creators and their content inspire children and young adults from around the world to discover and seek out new hobbies, fields of study and future careers. We aim to support and accelerate this intersection of content, community, and commerce through our investments in the Creator ecosystem.

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OUR MISSION

tO enrich, inspire, and entertain children and young adults

We believe that Creators and their content inspire children and young adults from around the world to discover and seek out new hobbies, fields of study and future careers. We aim to support and accelerate this intersection of content, community, and commerce through our investments in the Creator ecosystem.

INCUBATOR PROGRAMS

Iflix Creators Hub

iflix and Next 10 Ventures are excited to announce an incubator program focused on online video content creators based in Southeast Asia that will start in early 2019.

EDUCREATOR INCUBATOR

Next 10 Ventures is pleased to announce our first ever content incubator program, focused on working with EduCreators to scale their efforts into sustainable growth.

[No longer accepting applications]

MOBILE ONLY

INCUBATOR PROGRAMS

Iflix Creators Hub

iflix and Next 10 Ventures are excited to announce an incubator program focused on online video content creators based in Southeast Asia that will start in early 2019.

EDUCREATOR INCUBATOR

Next 10 Ventures is pleased to announce our first ever content incubator program, focused on working with EduCreators to scale their efforts into sustainable growth.

[no longer accepting applications]

WHATS HAPPENING

News & Events

Events

Mental Health Summit

Join CEO Benjamin Grubbs at the inaugural Creators Summit, as he speaks to a panel of Creators about their personal experiences with mental health issues and how they address it on their channels.

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Events

Expanding The Stream 2018 Conference

Come hear Benjamin Grubbs discuss the future investment outlook for livestreaming alongside investors from Sequoia Capital, Bessmer Venture Partners and Battery Ventures as a panelist for the “Investments in Livestreaming & Esports: The Next Frontier” Panel.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Management Team

Benjamin Grubbs
Founder & CEO

Benjamin founded Next 10 Ventures after an established career in the internet and media industries. He has held leadership positions at Google, Turner Broadcasting, eBay, and Yahoo!, including 15 years experience in Asia. Most recently, Benjamin worked closely with Creators as YouTube’s Global Director of Top Creator Partnerships. Benjamin received a BS degree from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.

Paul Condolora

COO

Paul oversees Next 10 Ventures’ operations, commercial ventures and administration. He brings over 20 years of media & technology expertise from his senior executive roles at Warner Bros Entertainment, Turner Broadcasting, and Sony Pictures. Previously, Paul was the the Global Co-Head of the Harry Potter franchise worldwide, and oversaw all digital and consumer products at Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. Paul received his MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BS degree from SUNY Oswego.

Cynthia So Schroeder

VP, Marketing

Cynthia is responsible for global marketing, communications and all EduCreator initiatives at Next 10 Ventures. She brings 20 years of integrated technology, marketing, and global community leadership experience from eBay, Accenture and early-stage internet startups. Cynthia is a Regent Emerita for the University of California’s Board of Regents. Cynthia received her MA from UCLA and BA degree from U.C. Berkeley.

Peter Cho

VP, FINANCE

Peter is responsible for Next 10 Ventures’ finance and corporate administrative duties. He brings over 10 years of finance experience from internet and media companies including Maker Studios, The Walt Disney Company, IAC, and Sony. He is the former Sr. Director of Finance at Reformation, an apparel company focused on eco-friendly manufacturing. Peter received an MBA degree from USC’s Marshall School of Business and a BA degree from UCLA.

Lauren Schnipper

VP, Creator Partnerships

Lauren oversees Next 10 Venture’s Creator Partnerships. Most recently, Lauren led Facebook’s Creator Partnerships where she oversaw strategic partnerships for top digital talent. Prior to that, Lauren was Head of Production and Development at Shane Dawson TV  producing and developing projects both in the traditional and digital space. Her producing career spans Broadway, TV series and digital media. Lauren received a BA degree from George Washington University.

Say Hello

Contact Us

Whether you’re a Creator, looking to work with Creators, or a company seeking investment, we would love to hear from you.

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