Archives / February, 2010

Do You Know The Difference Between A Browser and a Search Engine?

Videos like this one remind me that I live in a very tiny corner of the universe. Only 8% of the people interviewed (out of a sample of over 50) correctly defined a browser.  It also shows how effective Google has been in their approach to branding, especially given that they just aired their first…

Startup Visa Twitter Widget

If you support the Startup Visa and have a blog or a website, put the Startup Visa Twitter Widget up on your site. And – on March 2nd at 12 noon Pacific / 3 pm Eastern – we are going to do a Tweet Hall for the Startup Visa.  All you need to do is…

Great Pogoplug Review in the WSJ

I love the Pogoplug.  We’ve been investors in the company for about a year and it has been a blast working with the team.  Pogoplug is in our Digital Life theme and has a lot of conceptual similarities to our previous investment in Sling Media (now part of EchoStar).  We love products like the Pogoplug…

StartUp Visa Act Introduced By Senators Kerry and Lugar

Today, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) introduced the StartUp Visa Act of 2010.  The group of us behind the Startup Visa project have been working closely with key members of each Senators’ staff on this and we are incredibly pleased with the proposed bill.  Following is the text from the press…