Monthly Archives: October 2013

Foundry Group Announces Major Shift In Investment Strategy

(Boulder):  Today, Foundry Group, a venture capital firm that invests in U.S.-based seed and early stage technology companies announced, via video, a major change to their investing program.  Previously, the firm has focused on cutting edge technologies within their well-known investment themes.  Effective immediately, however, the firm will focus on more proven technologies that present less technology risk. “We […]

Our Investment in MapBox

We are pleased to announce that we’ve led the $10m Series A funding of MapBox. Based in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA, MapBox provides a highly customizable mapping platform based on open data sources for web and mobile application developers. We became aware of MapBox this past summer via two vectors: Zack Rosen, CEO […]

FG Angel FAQ

We’ve been floored by the amount of interest the community has shown in our AngelList syndicate, FG Angel. Alongside that interest has come a lot of questions which have been helpful to us as we work through the details of creating our AngelList Syndicate and making our first FG Angel investment. To provide clarity where […]

AngelList – Do Or Do Not, There is No Try

Yesterday, at our weekly Monday (sushi, sometimes tacos) lunch, we talked about AngelList. Over the weekend we each read blogs about how AngelList was going to transform venture capital, including The Great Venture Capital Rotation, AngelList Syndicates Will Also Pit Angel Against Angel, Leading vs. Following, Is @AngelList Syndicates Really Such a Big Deal?, and Some […]