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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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Succeeding by Failing

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Business 2.0 has a good article titled A startup’s best friend? Failureon how to succeed by paying attention and responding to failure.  Dogster, Google, and Riya (Like.com) are profiled.  I got plenty of chuckles after I made an investment in Dogster.  I look forward to the day when I can say “look who’s barking now.”

  • http://www.howardlindzon.com howard lindzon

    Yep – a great article. thanks

  • http://claycook.minti.com Clay Cook

    Thanks for letting us know about this article. Was a good read. Dogster is one of those sites that have a quirky and fun goal/feel to them. I have met Ted and he is a very nice guy, I wish them well.

    Jeremy Liew also wrote an interesting blog post about failure here… http://lsvp.wordpress.com/2007/01/24/failure-is-an-option/

  • http://www.datemypet.com Robert Yau

    I met with Ted during the early days – when we were both starting out. Although we are in similar space, he was very helpful.

    Dogster’s success is well deserved.

  • http://ideasman.wordpress.com/ ggwfung

    making mistakes is a key way of learning – it’s called feedback.

    ggw

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