Index Ventures, the leading European venture capital firm, today announced a new fund of more than $575m (400m euros) to invest in late stage European startups.The goal is to invest between $30m and $60m in mostly European startups that would be at a stage where they would be considering being acquired.
Tom Foremski: IMHO
Former Financial Times reporter Tom Foremski writes about Silicon Valley business trends and the intersection of technology and media.
Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.
BrightIdea.com is one of the companies on my 2008 watch list.
I missed going to MacWorld but I couldn't miss the MacBook Air announcement. And it stirred memories of prior inappropriate relationships with my ex'es.
I'd rather take a nap. And sleep in. Which is what I did...
Robert Scoble taped his last show for Podtech.net.
Showstoppers plus the Podtech BlogHaus...
Dan Farber was probably working somewhere else, but this is what most of us did Sunday evening at CES2008 in Las Vegas and at Podtech's Bloghaus media event. Name most of the names and you'll win a special prize.
I'm in Las Vegas for CES for most of this week. Here is a flavor of what it was like to be on the Podtech Bloghaus bus along with top bloggers such as Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Luic Le Meur, Jeremy Toeman, Robert McLaws, plus Valerie Cunningham and many more.
The computer industry should increase its use of plastics and reconsider its use of some recyclable materials.This is not a contrarian position but a reasonable one, imho.