NextWave Markets was founded with the mission of making it easier for sophisticated investors to find and participate in compelling, hard-to-find, difficult to access private market investment opportunities.

Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Transparency guide us in each and every investment decision and client interaction.


Chris Belew
Chris BelewCo-Founder, Managing Director
Chris spent the last five years developing expertise and relationships that span the private markets spectrum as head of CVEX Markets regulated broker dealer. Prior to that Chris’s career has included experiences in the startup world as well as Fortune 500s. He has launched and grown several different VC-backed businesses and previously held roles with two different venture capital firms. Chris holds the Series 7, 24 and 63 securities licenses.
Brennan Nacol
Brennan NacolCo-Founder, Managing Director
Brennan started his career in New York at JPMorgan Chase and The Royal Bank of Canada. He was recruited into hedge funds by FrontPoint Partners, Ivory Capital and was the Head Trader at Vollero Beach Capital. More recently, Brennan has spent the last two years developing expertise and a deep network in the private market secondaries space leading business development at CVEX. Brennan holds the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. Brennan is a Registered Representative of Finalis Securities LLC Member FINRA / SIPC.