Portfolio Company, Presto featured in TechCrunch

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

Motorola to Acquire Good Technology

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

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

Portfolio Company, ThisNext featured in the New York Times

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

Senior Venture Partner, Vish Mishra, Interviewed by IndiaCurrents

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

Managing Director, Jim Armstrong, Interviewed by socalTECH.com

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

Midas List 2006

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