Archive for the ‘Venture Capital’ Category

  • Benchmark Bets $9mm on CountingCrows.com

    on Oct 3, 12 • in Media Marketplace, Venture Capital • with No Comments

    AdamDuritz

    Today Benchmark announced a $9mm investment in CountingCrows.com, the official website of the rock band whose music was a staple of radio and MTV throughout the 1990's. BAC talked with Cohler in Benchmark's Sand Hill offices while the plaintive sounds of August & Everything After played from his tasteful Bose desk speakers

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  • FakeChamath Pursues Social Change / Better Nickname

    on Oct 2, 12 • in Tech Peoples, Venture Capital • with 2 Comments

    Chamath1

    FakeChamath Palihapitiya seems to have it all: gobs of money from his days at Facebook and early investments in other social media companies. A share in a NBA team. A closet full of bespoke suits, and Silicon Valley notoriety in the form of a FakeTwitter Account  And yet he wants more. BAC caught up with FakeChamath at his Palo Alto offices to talk about the World of FakeChamath.  (in laying out this interview, BAC trials several nicknames for FakeChamath – please vote on the one you like best in the Comments section below.) C-Pal: So I’m on

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