Archives / October, 2010

Sifteo is Hiring a Head of Marketing and Game Designers

Our portfolio company, Sifteo, is hiring a Head of Marketing and some great game designers. These guys are making the next generation of gaming platform that also is right in the middle of the human computer interaction revolution.  If you are interested in working for a really cool company and getting into the action early,…

Great Opportunity – General Counsel Position Open for Bay-Area Company

One of my friends and all around good guys, Cal Finch wanted me to get the word out about his company, CPP, hiring a new General Counsel.  Here’s the scoop: We are seeking a strategic, collaborative, customer-service oriented General Counsel who meets the following qualifications to join our exceptional team and company: The General Counsel…

DuckDuck Deal Is Not Groupon or Foursquare

Local startup Duck Duck Deal has jumped on the xtranomal  bandwagon and produced two funny videos that explains why they aren’t Groupon or Foursquare.  They are a cool company and now have cool promo videos.  See below. adsfasdf

Blur Conference is Coming

I’m excited about the upcoming Blur Conference showcasing thought leadership in the human computer interaction ecosystem. As active investors in the area, we’ll be there in full force along with some of our companies. Interested in the conference?  Check out Brad’s earlier post about it. And see below for a cool promo video from Organic…

So You Want to Go to Law School?

As if there wasn’t enough bad mojo for those considering going to law school, now this.  But I had to post.  It’s just so darn funny.

A Very Unique M&A Deal Terms Study

I read a lot of M&A deal term summaries.  While I really appreciate the knowledge gleaned from these reports, they all suffer from the same problems:  They are usually biased toward publically filed transactions and those particular deals serviced by the particular bank or law firm whom is author of the report. Today, Shareholder Representative…

Boulder’s First FounderMatch Event

One of the questions that I’m asked the most is “how do I find a business partner in Boulder?”  I always liken it to dating – it’s really not that much different.  Thanks to the hard work of Tracy DeCicco, we now have a founder matching event in Boulder. Here are the details: Come Meet…

Fox Business Hits Boulder to See What’s Happening

Boulder has definitely received its fair share of good press relating to its startup ecosystem.  Whether the topic was the 50 Best Places to Start a Business, to Bloomberg / Businessweek declaring Boulder the BEST town for startups, or even the New York Times declaring us a magnet for high-tech, it has been nice to…

Who’s Suing Whom?

Great picture of who’s suing whom in the Telecom world.  Man, I love patents…

Foundry Group Raises New Venture Fund

I’m really pleased today to report that we just closed on our second fund.  The fund is the exact same size as our last one: $225,000,000 in limited partner commitments. We are pleased to be working with a great group of investors. We will continue to do exactly what we have always done: invest in…