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Venture Capital

What Does Foundry Group Invest In?

Of all the questions that I get, (besides "will you give me free legal advice?") is “What do you guys like to invest in?” We just published a new post on our company blog.  If you are interested in working with us, this is a good summary of what we are looking at these days.

Good Presentation on Fiduciary Duties

Today, I was on a panel at Moye White’s gorgeous offices in Denver where we spoke about fiduciary duties of serving on a board of directors. John Kellogg gave one of the clearest and concise presentations on fiduciary duties that I’ve seen on the subject.  I’d encourage anyone interested in the subject to take a…

Do You Know a Company That Should Present At VCIR?

Venture Capital in the Rockies is a great conference.  Every year companies from the Rocky Mountain Region present while venture capitalists from all over the country attend.  If you know of high quality candidates, check out this Colorado Startups link.

How Does The Market Craziness Affect Venture Capitalists and Startups?

Lately, I’m being asked this question several times a day.  Sometimes its from nervous entrepreneurs looking for funding, sometimes it’s from our investors wanting to know what I’m seeing and yesterday, from my father who is evidently worried that things are so bad that I might have to move back home and into his attic. …

I Wish That I Had Invested In This Company

While at my 10 year Law School Reunion this weekend, I happened up a truck parked alongside the University of Michigan Student Union: This is a great idea.  The truck parks outside the union, is open until at least 3am and they deliver as well!  Or you can order online and have the cookies ready…

We Want You – To Work In Boulder

Do you want a job?  Do you want to work in Boulder?  Do you want an all expenses paid trip out here to interview? Do I have the deal for you… Boulder is looking for great people to come join our startup ecosystem.  While many areas of the country are experiencing shrinkage in the job…

How Do I Deal With The Press?

The other day, I was chatting with a local venture capitalist who remarked that Foundry Group has received some nice press coverage during our first year of existence.  While true and absolutely appreciated, I am smart enough to realize that the press can turn on a dime.  Who is today’s darling might very well be…

Vote No On Amendment 55

If you are a Colorado voter, you have a very important choice to make this Fall on Amendment 55.  You will be asked approve an amendment to the state’s constitution effectively ending "at will" employment arrangements. From the Faegre law firm: "Colorado voters are being urged to approve a constitutional amendment this fall that would…

Easy As Pie?

Fed up with your home network environment? Can’t figure out why your wireless printer decided not to work today? Maybe you are just tired of being tech support for your parents? This should be easy as pie. But today it’s not… Tomorrow it will be. At our Foundry Group blog, we announced today our investment…