Yearly Archives: 2011

Our Investment in Awe.sm

We are pleased to announce that we have made our initial investment in Awe.sm.  The company provides a powerful analytics platform for social media to developers, marketers, agencies and publishers.  We first met Awe.sm’s co-founder and CEO Jonathan Strauss at the Glue Conference in 2009 and have been following the evolution of Awe.sm with interest […]

Our Investment In Yesware

We are pleased to announce that we have made our initial investment in Yesware. Based in Boston, Yesware is a seed stage company that is developing services that connect salespeople, their email and CRM. We believe that mapping this basic relationship – between the application in which salespeople, executives, and the people who support them […]

Lijit Acquired by Federated Media Publishing

Today we’re happy to announce that Federated Media Publishing has acquired Foundry Group portfolio company Lijit Networks. The deal is a great outcome for the company and its investors. As part of the transaction, Foundry Group Partner Seth Levine will join the Federated Media board of directors and Todd Vernon (Lijit’s CEO and founder) and […]

Foundry Group Premiers Documentary Film About Secret Lives of Venture Capitalists

Today, Foundry Group, a venture capital firm investing in seed and early stage US-based technology companies, premiered a documentary film illustrating through complex metaphors and stunning montages the secret lives of venture capitalists which has been rarely seen or understood, until now.  Set amidst a backdrop of a highly competitive investment environment, the film follows […]

Our Investment in Sympoz

We are pleased to announce that we have completed our initial investment in Sympoz,.  Sympoz, located in Denver, CO, creates enthusiast communities at the intersection of education, publishing, social and commerce, which inspire and educate enthusiasts while enabling experts to grow and monetize their followings. Our distribution theme, including our investments in Zynga and Cheezburger, […]