Archives / October, 2009

Maniacal Crazy People

Three of my VC friends (Santo Politi, Mark Suster, and Kate Mitchell) were on Fox Business’ Capitalist Ad”Ventures” series.  The underlying theme of this segment was the characteristics of entrepreneur that VCs look for. Fox doesn’t seem to have embeds, so you’ll have to use this URL to watch “The Future of Venture Capitalism”. While…

Home Networking Is A Crappy Phrase

We spend a lot of time talking about “computers in the home” as part of our Digital Life theme.  Over the past year, I’ve heard the phrase “Home Networking” with increasing frequency.  It made the rounds a while back (anyone remember when it was called a HAN – home area network) but seemed to fade…

Entrepreneurs Unplugged – Steve Halstedt and Nir Barkat

There are two CU Silicon Flatirons Entrepreneurs Unplugged events next week – one on Monday November 2nd at CU Boulder in Atlas Room 100 and one on Wednesday November 4th at the Denver Art Museum. The 11/2 Entrepreneurs Unplugged is with Steve Halstedt, the co-founder of Centennial Ventures.  Steve co-founded Centennial in 1981 and was…

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.  As a special bonus, Jason and my Donkey Kong machine are in the trailer and both Jason and…

Snow Day In Eldorado Springs

In case you were wondering what the Boulder Snowstorm resulted in (so far – it’s still coming down) at my house in Eldorado Springs, here you go! So there is no ambiguity, my dog Kenai loves it. And – no surprise, so does Brooks!