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Hi, I’m Brad Feld, a managing director at the Foundry Group who lives in Boulder, Colorado. I invest in software and Internet companies around the US, run marathons and read a lot.

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Disney and Pixar

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What Fred said.  Absolutely spectacular and brilliant.

  • http://avc.blogs.com fred

    that’s becuase i am repeating what you told me earlier this week!

  • Anona

    Jobs invested in Pixar when it was not popular to do so, he ran the company and waited 20 years for his return. Those are decidedly NOT what VCs do. Pixar is no Flickr.

  • http://www.feld.com Brad Feld

    Well – Flickr wasn’t a VC deal either! There is no question that Pixar isn’t a VC deal, as the duration of a typical VC deal is 5 to 7 years. However, Pixar clearly was a spectacular investment for Steve Jobs.

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