VC Nuggets of the day

  • www.TechStars.com is a “startup boot camp” for tech entrepreneurs in which selected companies receive up to $18,000 in seed funding, three months of mentorship from successful entrepreneurs and investors, and the opportunity to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program. The incubator has signed on many high-profile Seattle investors and VC funds to act as mentors including Bezos Expeditions, Buerk Dale Victor, DFJ, Founder’s Co-op, and Vulcan Capital. Other Seattle-based mentors include Ben Huh, Chris DeVore, Glenn Kellman, Adam Brotman, Alex Algard and Adam Doppelt. Read more…
  • AdWhirl Spins Its Own Open Source iPhone SDK And Serverwww.AdWhirl.com is a mobile advertising service that allows app developers to easily switch ad networks without being a hassle to the end users.
  • The Mobile Internet Report by Morgan Stanley
  • Investors including Russia’s Digital Sky Technologies, which also holds a stake in Facebook, have bought about $180 million of the securities of social gaming company Zynga. Read more…
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