I never break news anymore as it’s almost impossible to compete these days with the mainstream tech blogs. However… It *appears* that the super stealth startup, Pumpkinhead, has now launched under the (much improved) name:
Cool news that Salesforce.com is acquiring Jigsaw.com for $142M. I got to know the Jigsaw Team while building Workstreamer and I am really excited for those guys and for Austin Ventures who no doubt did
Thursday I attended the TechCrunch/Austin Ventures panel: â€œThe Web Starts at the Grassroots.â€� Eric Schonfeld of TechCrunch was the moderator of a topic which proved to be much more ambiguous than expected. One of the
Last February I suggested a possible hybrid-model for venture capital firms: locating pre-VC backed technology plays, buying them on the cheap, then augmenting the companies with a pre-assembled all-star team of managers. Looks like Austin
What’s a startup to do?!!? Entrepreneurs live in a new age where the lowered costs for development and marketing (theoretically) mean that a company can be launched without having to take traditional venture capital financing.