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The biggest early challenge for start-ups is bootstrapping: growing the top line while conserving cash. The NAV partners have vast boot-strapping experience as entrepreneurs and investors. We know the main pitfalls a few good shortcuts too. Getting out of the hole fast is key to a great outcome.

Todd Hixon

Founder and Managing Partner

Todd invests broadly in information technology businesses, with emphasis on companies that use “deep” technology to create commercial value.  Currently Todd serves on the Board of Directors of AppTap, Ember, SepSensor, Tap-n-Tap, Wiggio, and EveryScape. Before co-founding New Atlantic Ventures in 2006, Todd was a managing partner of DFJ New England Fund from 2000 to 2006, and previously a Senior Vice President with The Boston Consulting Group, where he managed two venture portfolios, built the Technology and Communications Practice to $100 million of revenue, and managed the firm’s information technology and knowledge management functions. He earned his BA in Physics from Princeton University (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and he holds his MBA from HBS, where he was a Baker Scholar.


Princeton University, B.A., Physics (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa)
Harvard Business School, M.B.A. (Baker Scholar)

Personal Interests

Todd is married to Pam and has two children and two grand-children.  Favorite non-work activities include summers in Maine, boating, skiing, travel, photography, cooking, and playing with digital toys.

  • Contact Todd
  • Phone 617.758.4213