Nirav Tolia

‘Conversations With Champions’: Sports Titans Hunt, Nowitzki to Headline Venture Dallas Summit

by | Oct 16, 2023
The NFL and NBA icons—Clark Hunt and Dirk Nowitzki—will kick off and wrap up discussions on innovation and investment. They add to an "impressive speaker lineup" including Nextdoor Co-Founder Nirav Tolia and other trailblazing speakers. Here's the full roster.
‘Innovation Meets Investment’: Venture Dallas Sets Sights on National Stage with New Branding, Expanded 2023 Summit
by | Sep 27, 2023
The rebrand "marks the start of our next chapter of growth," says Venture Dallas Chair Aaron Pierce. The nonprofit's 2023 summit, backed by JPMorgan Chase and Perot Jain, is set for October 25.
The Last Word: Nirav Tolia on Going from Yahoo! Employee No. 84 to Founding His Own Game-Changing Companies
by | Sep 22, 2023
The tech entrepreneur and investor, who moved from the West Coast to the Dallas region in 2021, went on to found Epinions and Nextdoor after leaving Yahoo! during its meteoric rise in the late '90s. Seeing the success of the Web juggernaut firsthand—despite a blunt warning from its co-founder—gave Tolia the courage to branch out on his own.
Nextdoor Co‑Founder Nirav Tolia on Creating Community, Building Teams, and Learning From Failure
by | Sep 21, 2023
During Dallas Startup Week, the entrepreneur and executive—a Highland Park resident who Yahoo employee No. 84 before founding multiple tech companies—said "successes will spawn more successes" in the North Texas startup ecosystem.

Dallas Startup Week 2023: Where Big Names and Big Ideas Power North Texas Entrepreneurs

by | Sep 6, 2023
The DEC Networks' eighth Dallas Startup Week, hosted at UNT Frisco from September 10-14, features entrepreneur and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, AOL's Steve Case, Nextdoor Co-founder Nirav Tolia, rapper-turned-investor Chamillionaire, and BuzzBallz CEO Merrilee Kick among its 200 speakers and 100 events.