Foundry Group adds $225M to its venture capital pool

Foundry Group, the Colorado venture capital firm that’s backed Seattle area upstarts such as Big Door, SEOMoz and Cheezburger as well as Portland-based Cloudability, announced today the closing of their third fund — Foundry Venture Capital 2012 LP. The fund clocks in at $225 million, the same amount that it raised in its previous fund. Foundry Group invests in software and… Read More


Rapping VCs: This one goes out to all of you entrepreneurs

For those of you having a hard time getting back into the startup groove following the holiday weekend, here’s a little lighthearted fare courtesy of the rapping VCs at Foundry Group. This boy band of khaki and multi-colored suit-wearing investors certainly impresses. Led by Foundry’s Brad Feld, Seth Levine, Ryan McIntyre and Jason Mendelson, the quartet belts… Read More


GeekWire Podcast: Gamification, Chromebooks, and Microsoft’s Skype deal finally explained

This week on the GeekWire Podcast we explore the world of gamification with guest Keith Smith, CEO of BigDoor, a Seattle company bringing the principles of video games — badges, rewards, leaderboard, etc. — to the world of online publishing. In our weekly news roundup we dive into the big news of the week, Microsoft’s agreement… Read More