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Free Shared Office Space In Downtown Boulder

Trada is no longer doing Codespace – they’ve filled up the area with other companies. However, if you are looking for office space in Boulder for your startup, take a look at PivotDesk and give it a try. When developers come through Boulder, I regularly get asked if I know a place for them to…

I’ve Been Decloaked By The Folks At Big Red Scarves

I went on vacation for a few days to celebrate Amy’s birthday and those sneaky scarf makers at Big Red Scarves expose me on the Internets. I’ve been trying for months to discover their secrets to no avail. I’ve even had Amy take up knitting to try to figure it out. But now I know….

VC Seed Funding Example: Trada

My partner Seth Levine has a detailed post up today titled Trada – from the beginning that describes the creation and financing of Trada. Foundry Group is the seed investor in Trada and Seth’s post describes one example of what I think is effective VC seed investing. The meat of the funding story follows: “Of…

How Trada Works, Now Improved with Bing

Trada – one of our investments that is based in Boulder – is absolutely killing it.  It was started by Niel Robertson, who we’ve worked with in various forms going back to the mid-1990’s.  When Niel first came up with the idea, he and my partner Seth Levine spent a few months really going deep…

New Thoughts on Stealth Mode

We’ve been having a running joke within Foundry Group for several years about “stealth mode.”  My partner Seth alludes to it in his blog post a few years back titled To stealth or not to stealth.  I’ve always been on the side of “not to stealth” but after watching the remarkable stealth experience of Trada,…