Todd Vernon, the CEO and founder of both Lijit and Raindance Communications, is back with a startup aimed at helping the people responsible for keeping web-based services functioning. The startup, VictorOps raised $1.58 million in seed funding and is seeking alpha testers.
SOPA and PIPA bills, both in their substance and, significantly, the process by which they have moved along, fail this test. As such, they reveal a disturbing picture about the policy process in Washington and threaten to create significant and unintended consequences.
The venture capital industry is going through a revival, according to Brad Feld, one of the founders of the Colorado-based VC firm, Foundry Group. During a 20-minute video chat he talks about his journey from Boston to Boulder, the myths of entrepreneurship and much more.