News listing

Trio of tech vets launch VC firm Founder Collective

Jun 4, 2009
Publisher: Mass High Tech

Brontes Corp. co-founder Eric Paley has raised $30 million toward a new seed-stage venture fund with co-founding partners David Frankel and Chris Dixon, Paley said this morning. The fund, called Founder Collective, will be based in the Boston area. Documents filed yesterday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission pegged the number raised thus far Read more

Category: Founder Collective, Mass High Tech, Venture Capital

Bulens named CEO of software firm Unidesk

Jun 2, 2009
Publisher: Mass High Tech

Serial startup CEO Don Bulens will take over the corner office at Unidesk Corp., the Marlborough-based maker of virtual desktop software announced. Bulens, a former Lotus executive, last year steered Nashua, N.H.-based data storage company EqualLogic Inc. to its $1.4 billion acquisition by Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL), which was the largest acquisition of a venture-backed company in 2008. Read more

Category: Mass High Tech, Unidesk, Virtual Desktop

Q&A with Brad Feld of TechStars

May 29, 2009
Publisher: Mass High Tech

After the 1994 sale of Feld Technologies, the Boston company he founded in 1987, Brad Feld moved to Boulder, Colo., where he has helped found two venture capital firms since 1995. In 2006, he helped start the TechStars incubator program in Boulder. The program announced a Boston session in 2009, which launched this week with nine startups Read more

Category: Brad Feld, Mass High Tech, TechStars

RunMyErrand startup in Facebook incubator program

May 29, 2009
Publisher: Mass High Tech

Boston startup RunMyErrand is running to Palo Alto. The consumer web company, which provides an online marketplace for odd jobs and errands, has won a spot in Facebook Inc.’s fbFund REV incubator program. The 10-week program starts in June, but founder and CEO Leah Busque said her company will run back in a hurry. “We’re still very focused in Boston,” she said. The Facebook Read more

Category: Consumer Web, Mass High Tech, RunMyErrand