• Quote of Day

    “What we want to do in the venture capital business is take a lot of risk (which should be rewarded with a low entry valuation) and then actively mitigate the risk we took as much as we can (thereby reducing the risk for future investors and increasing the valuation). It’s the same thing that entrepreneurs… Continue Reading

  • Friendfeed:Can you help me get to a thousand?

    I have 932 people following me on friendfeed as of today. I love this service because it so easily included my annotated delicious comments, which I’m not-cross posting this blog. If there are another 68 people who read this blog who’d like to follow my feed, it would be neat to get to 1,000. If… Continue Reading

  • Quote of Day

    “will be headed to Boulder Colorado this summer save 2 weeks when I’ll be back in NC for the beach and my wedding… I’m thinking this will be a pretty sweet summer if Tara and I can get into the long distance groove again. 3 months isn’t bad right? Right? Right. :-)” —Foodzie co-founder and… Continue Reading

  • Pork & Beans is one juicy mess

    Did I mention how much I enjoy Weezers [Pork and Beans](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muP9eH2p2PI#) video?  The meta-approach of making a video that includes bits of popular vids from YouTube–notably Tay Zonday of Chocolate Rain Blendtec’s “Will it Blend” blender, Miss Teen South Carolina, the  Numa Numa video, All Your Base are Belong to Us, Peanut Butter Jelly Time,… Continue Reading

  • So, what’s the gig?

    I’ve spent part of the morning–and will spend some more time–updating my lifestream data to reflect what I’m up to right now. So Louis Gray asked, what am I up to?  So, here’s where my attention is going to be these days: Co-founder, People’s Software CompanyPeople’s Software Company is creating a new community platform that… Continue Reading

  • Quote of Day

    “But if we dare be more than pretty eyeballs driving the market, we must challenge the deep misogyny pulsing at the heart of the hypertext transfer protocol.” —Melissa Gira, Valleywag, writing about women, sexism and net businesses with true Swiftian sarcasm in a delicious post.

  • Start-Up Stories: It’s the journey back

    I’ve been at TechStars for about 36 hours; the program started Tuesday night and it’s Thursday morning now. My hopes when I accepted the spot we were fortunate enough to be offered was that this would be both an accelerator for building our company and launching our idea, and a good school to learn about… Continue Reading

  • (Long) Quote of the Day

    “When a site designs an API, what they usually do is take their internal data model and expose every nook and cranny in it in great detail. Obviously, this fits their view of the world, or they wouldn’t have built it that way, so they want to share this with everyone. In one way this… Continue Reading

  • Knight Foundation grants for Drupal development are now open

    The nicely forward thinking Knight Foundation has teamed up with the Drupal community to create a rolling series of funding opportunities. Grant forms and info are live at http://groups.drupal.org/knight-drupal-initiative; this is a great way to drive forward community platform development in the Drupal environment, IMHO. From the website–What the goals are:Drupal and the Knight Foundation… Continue Reading