From the monthly archives:

May 2006

And so we return to our story, to find our hero -- the plucky little (or not so little) voice-over-Internet company Vonage -- finally going public, after much back-and-forthing over the past year about when to issue stock and for how much, or whether to try and convince someone to take the company over. And…

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Here's another roundup of stuff that I haven't had time to write about. Someday I hope to (find time, that is): Vonage has finally completed its IPO -- one that was reportedly put off several times as the company searched for a buyer -- and has raised $500-million, despite the fact that it is hemorrhaging…

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For a company that has only been around a few months, Sphere.com seems to have already made quite a mark, including signing on for a trial with Time magazine that involves putting "Sphere It" links on Time stories. Clicking the link does the same thing as the Sphere It bookmarklet -- that is, it searches…

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It seems like ages ago now that Mark and Stuart and Rob and Mike and I were all standing around nervously waiting for mesh to begin, but it was only a week ago. I have to say that even though I am a bigshot columnist at a big-city newspaper, I was a little starstruck at…

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Pixpo gets financing

by Mathew on May 19, 2006

Mark's column reminded me that I had been meaning to post something about the financings announced at mesh, including the seed capital that Michael Tippett and his team at NowPublic.com got (Michael was on a panel at mesh), and the $6.5-million combination of seed and venture capital that Colin How and the gang over at…