Presto: Because Computers Scare Old People Michael Arrington Monday, November 27th, 2006
A silicon valley startup called Presto has quietly launched a new service aimed at people who don’t currently have Internet access, but want to be able to receive emails and photos from loved ones. It combines a special printer produced by Hewlett Packard . . . → Read More: Portfolio Company, Presto featured in TechCrunch
November 10, 2006 Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Good Technology, Inc. today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Motorola will acquire privately held Good Technology, a leader in enterprise mobile computing software and service.
Spock offers an ambitious “people” search engine October 31, 2006 9:05 PM Matt Marshall
UpdatedSpock, a secretive Menlo Park start-up incubated with $1 million from Clearstone Venture Partners, will unveil a search engine for people by the end of the year.
From a demo we’ve seen, we think it could be a powerful addition. Spock . . . → Read More: Spock offers an ambitious “people” search engine
Like Shopping? Social Networking? Try Social Shopping By BOB TEDESCHI Published: September 11, 2006
FOR most small businesses, competing on the Web is hardly easier than competing offline, where gigantic retailers with huge marketing budgets dominate. But for Amenity Home, a start-up in Los Angeles with three products, four employees and no marketing budget, getting . . . → Read More: Portfolio Company, ThisNext featured in the New York Times
Global TiEs Darshana V.Nadkarni • Published on August 26, 2006 TiE (www.tie.org) was founded in 1992, in Silicon Valley, by a group of successful entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals with roots in the Indus region. Within a year, it had about 100 members. Today, TiE has over 10,000 members, across 45 chapters, in nine countries. The . . . → Read More: Senior Venture Partner, Vish Mishra, Interviewed by IndiaCurrents
Interview with Jim Armstrong, Clearstone Venture Partners
I spoke with Jim Armstrong, who is Managing Director of Clearstone Venture Partners (www.clearstone.com) the other day, to get a sense of where they are investing nowadays, and for Jim’s views on where the venture market is here in Southern California. Jim also talked to me about the . . . → Read More: Managing Director, Jim Armstrong, Interviewed by socalTECH.com
The Midas List seeks to identify individuals who deploy venture capital to create wealth for their investors and build valuable, long-lasting companies. Our ranking formula ignores the original amount invested in a deal (as it is often undisclosed), instead weighing most heavily the market capitalization of a venture-backed company at the close of its first . . . → Read More: Midas List 2006