Michael Docherty

New York, New York, US

New venture creation at the intersection of corporates and startups.
Michael's Skills
Business Development
Marketing
Design
Finance
Fundraising
Management
Operations
Product Management
Sales
Strategy
Technical
User Experience
Background

Age Group

55+

About Michael

I bring a unique perspectives to startups, having been an entrepreneur, senior corporate executive and venture capitalist. My focus for the past 15 years has been the intersection of corporate innovation and startup entrepreneurship. Recently, I've launched a new venture creation firm called NextBig that creates and incubates independent startups in partnership with leading corporations.

Quote

Competitive advantage doesn't come from having the best technology, but rather from having the best relationships. - Michael Docherty

Work Experience

Managing Partner

NextBig

June 2017 - Today

NextBig works with leading corporations to define disruptive challenges and digital-enabled opportunities, then builds new independent ventures using a shared risk business model. The company leverages a curated network of entrepreneurial talent along with a proven venture acceleration system and deep technical development capabilities.