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Foundry Group Investments

Oblong on Bloomberg Innovators

Bloomberg TV is running a show called Bloomberg Innovators.  One of our portfolio companies – Oblong – is the focus of the first episode that airs this Friday (10/30) on Bloomberg TV at 9pm and 11pm ET.  Unfortunately, I became part of the show and had a bad hair day.  I’m speaking in front of…

Can Cold Calling a Venture Capitalist Lead to Investment?

Yes. In fact today, we announced our latest investment.  The company is called Organic Motion and they reached out to us having absolutely no connections to our group. We met the company through our blogging at the Foundry Group.  It’s the second company (Brightleaf being the other) that introduced themselves to us after reading posts…

Next Big Sound is Hiring

Our latest investment, Next Big Sound is hiring.  Here is he scoop: Software Engineer – Products Interested in creating great products and tools for the music industry? We are seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our engineering team. The position is full-time and is based in our main office in downtown Boulder, CO. Create…

Our Investment in Next Big Sound

We announced today our investment in Next Big Sound.  The full official Foundry Group release is here. Next Big Sound is an online music analytics and insights company located in Boulder, Colorado. They measure the growth and popularity of bands across major web properties and sell actionable insights around those data to band managers and…

FirstDocs is Now Brightleaf

Back in January, we invested in a company called FirstDocs.  Essentially, it was an investment in the Law Firm 2.0 thesis that I’ve been blogging about.  I’m pleased to announce that they have renamed, re-branded and re-other things and are now Brightleaf. Check out their new website and not only will you (hopefully) marvel at…

Memeo share gets 5 stars rating!

Congrats to  Memeo for receiving a five star rating from cnet’s download.com for the new release of Memeo Share, version 2! Download.com just gave Memeo Share a five star editor’s rating, and they’ve got a nice more detailed blog post about the software here.  The accolades are well deserved.  I’ve been a huge Memeo fan…

Your Own Cloud Storage Drive

And no, it’s not some $500 device, rather the smart folks Cloud Engines have created a neat little $99 device that you can plug any storage drive into and "boom" it’s on the Internet for you to use and share.  It’s all damn easy to use, too. And best of all?  It’s our newest investment. …

Our Latest Investment – Medialets

As reported by TechCrunch today, we’ve announced today our investment in Medialets – a company that sits right at the intersection of new advertising technologies and our glue theme. Based in New York, Medialets is a mobile analytics and advertising company that helps mobile application developers track usage and other statistics about their applications and…

Gettin’ Gisty Wit It

Today we announced our investment in Gist on the Foundry Group website.  This is a really exciting investment for us in that Gist is attempting to solve the "inbox problem" that we’ve been thinking about and living with for a long time. If you are like me and have multiple inboxes and social networks, I…

Law Firm 2.5 – Richard Susskind – The End of Lawyers

If you are a lawyer and haven’t read Richard’s book, you should.  And no, reading the reviews and the articles about the book won’t suffice.  Buy the book, sit in a quiet room and read deeply about his predictions of the future of the practice of law. The title is provocative, for sure and he…