Every year or so my partners and I at Foundry Group create a new company, or start a new project, that we believe had the potential to change the way something works in our world, while simultaneously helping the entrepreneurs we work with, and the entrepreneurs we aspire to work with. For example, in 2006, […] The post Introducing FG Press appeared first on Feld Thoughts.
Brad Feld has become something of a sage in the VC space for his prolific writing about everything from startup ecosystems to lean startup principles. Now, the Foundry Group founder is weighing in with his thoughts on what makes a standout chief executive officer. Show More Summary
ZeniMax Creative Director Paul Sage fielded 42 questions from the Tamriel Foundry community yesterday about grouping and other Elder Scrolls Online topics. Sage elaborated on various mechanics that PvE group members will encounter, such as healing, experience bonuses, role-swapping, switching alliances, and armor usage. Show More Summary
While Foundry Group has made a reputation as a nationally-focused early-stage venture firm, they are also known for having a lot of fun. In 2011, they launched a "Justin Timberlake meets VC" video called I'm a VC that got nearly 100,000 views. Show More Summary
Citigroup’s chip analyst Glen Yeung today reiterates a Buy rating on shares of Intel (INTC), and a $28 price target, pondering whether chip designer Marvell Technology Group (MRVL) might be the next big client for Intel’s contract manufacturing operations. “We believe that Intel is gaining customer traction in their foundry business, consistent with the company’s [...]
T hree of our favorite VC bloggers let us in on some personal history in recent writings, reminding us that even the most legendary investors started somewhere. It all began last Thursday, when serial entrepreneur, Foundry Group head...Show More Summary
VC fund Foundry Group led an AngelList Syndicate for OnTheGo Platforms, which claims to make "smart glasses smarter." FG Angel put $330,000 into the $700,000 seed round.
Portland’s OnTheGo Platforms today announced that it has raised a $700,000 seed round from SK Ventures, Rogue Venture Partners, Social Leverage, Portland Seed Fund and GMO Cloud. Also included in this round is a $330,000 commitment from...Show More Summary
Guest Post: This is a guest post by Brad Feld, a managing director at Foundry Group. On Saturday, I read the final draft of a magnificent book by David Rose. The book is titled Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire and the Interne...
In September, drone and aierial robotics maker 3D Robotics announced a $30 million funding round from Foundry Group, True Ventures, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and SK Ventures. Today, Mayfield Fund is announcing that it was also a part of that round, contributing $6 million to the connected, aerial vehicle platform company.
LittleBits, which has sold hundreds of thousands of modular electronics kits that snap together with magnets, has raised $11.1 million in Series B funding led by True Ventures and Foundry Group. The company has offered increasingly complex, powerful and robotic tools, including its latest, an audio synth kit. Show More Summary
In October, Brad Feld's Colorado-based venture capital firm, the Foundry Group, announced a major change in direction for how it would invest. In a blog post it said: Effective immediately, however, the firm will focus on more proven...Show More Summary
Foundry Group has raised a fourth fund, called Foundry Group Select. This new fund is $225 million (the same size as Foundry's previous funds), but has a much different focus. This fund is purely for late-stage growth rounds in Foundry's existing portfolio companies. Show More Summary
Foundry Group managing director Brad Feld says that instead of bringing in more tech talent to fix the ailing HealthCare.gov, the government should take the site offline and launch it again with new leadership.
Nov. 12 - 13, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Time for a new Foundry Group video. If you want the backstory, go take a look at the post Foundry Group Announces Major Shift In Investment Strategy. If …
Time for a new Foundry Group video. If you want the backstory, go take a look at the post Foundry Group Announces Major Shift In Investment Strategy. If you just want a break from reality and hopefully a few laughs in the process, enjoy. ...Show More Summary
MapBox Inc. has big ambitions to rival Google Maps with an open–source solution. The company of about 35 staff may be small, but it has just raised $10 million in Series A funding from Foundry Group. MapBox's main offering is a cloud–based...Show More Summary
Cloud-based map platform startup MapBox, which gives developers tools to add interactive maps to their web and mobile offerings, clad in their own brand colours/designs -- and counts foursquare, Uber, GitHub, Evernote and the FT among its 2,500+ paying subscribers -- has just closed a $10 million Series A from Foundry Group. The raise was announced in a blog on MapBox's website.
Nov. 12 - 13, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now When you think of services that let you create interactive maps for use on your website or in your app, you might automatically think of Google Maps first …
Can MapBox challenge Google Maps and Esri with open-source data and tools? Foundry Group invested $10 million in the Washington map tech startup.