Perspective, Pontification and Propoganda about Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital, brought to you by David Hornik of August Capital.

« Joe Kraus's Entrepreneur Blog | Main | Fun With SEC Filings »

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341d157b53ef0133ed9b9fb2970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference On Board With Six Apart:

» Six Apart picked their VC: August Capital - $10M Series B from Software Only
The embargo is over: Six Apart has finally announced from whom they had raised their series B. Surprise, surprise: David Hornik, and August Capital, have put in $10M, as a sole investor. This tells you how much these guys believe [Read More]

» On Board With Six Apart from Scott Loftesness
I was delighted to to see that August Capital's David Hornik is investing in and joining the board of Six Apart! Six Apart's TypePad powers my personal weblog here as well as Glenbrook's professional Payments News weblog -- and they [Read More]

» On Board With Six Apart from Scott Loftesness
I was delighted to to see that August Capital's David Hornik is investing in and joining the board of Six Apart! Six Apart's TypePad powers my personal weblog here as well as Glenbrook's professional Payments News weblog -- and they [Read More]

» Six Apart pulls in $10M more from JayAllen - The Daily Journey
Geez, what they’re going to spend that money on?! Where is this crazy weblogging industry going? Is it true that... [Read More]

» Good Things happen to Good People from UserDriven
Six Apart, the creators of Movable Type and TypePad have created a lot of value, not only in their products, but also in their way of doing business and in sharing their thoughts and experiences along the way. Thanks and [Read More]

» missed friends from medmusings
the feel at bloggercon III was so different than at BC I. successfully avoided focus on the A-listers, more women, younger crowd, so many programmers. more aggressive and a bit antagonistic tone in some popular sessions, so i stuck to the smaller group... [Read More]

» Six Apart (creators of MT- accept VC money) from Lodgix
Movable Type is probably the best blogging software on the Internet. It's a bit tough to customize, but I use it on all of my sites! they must be doing well, having decided to accept VC money for growth. I wouldn't do it again. VCs are a tough lot. But... [Read More]

» Flickr verkocht aan Yahoo, aankondiging blijft uit from Michiel Frackers' Kladblog - over media, technologie en innovatie
Hoewel speculatie voortduurt is Flickr al enkele weken geleden verkocht aan Yahoo. De aankondiging zou vorige week plaatsvinden, maar is om onduidelijke redenen uitgesteld. Voor Yahoo is de acquisitie van Flickr niet zozeer een beweging richting weblog... [Read More]

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Mena

And wait until you meet Nob and the rest of the Japanese team! Talk about dedicated, persistent, smart...

Jason Davis

Just to let you know, I use typepad to power my blog and I love it.

jason

Anthony

Selling to large corporations will be difficult. Microsoft Sharepoint and IBM's Lotus Domino/Workplace(websphere) already have most of the market - switching I believe will be difficult.

Consumers would rather use the free tools available. Witness the issues that Arsdigita had - switching their platform to J2EE and then going bankrupt.

Steve Shu

Congrats on the investment! As I wrote here, I think the blogging area is fertile ground for investments: http://sshu-s4.tripod.com/blog/index.blog?entry_id=452950

And my hats off to anyone who can make blogging easier ... I have two engineering degrees and this stuff is still not so easy for me to use ... ;)

Steve Shu

Managing Director

S4 Management Group

Email: sshu@s4management.com

Web: http://www.s4management.com

Business Blog: http://sshu-s4.tripod.com/blog

Loic

Thanks for your trust & your kind words, David.

John Bartram

"I am wildly enthusiastic about all of the businesses in which I have invested -- that's why I invested in them."

Hmmm. Being an enthusiast myself and often getting criticised for it - as being unprofessional - this is good to know :)

Maybe enthusiasm for an investment is what differentiates a good venture capitalist from other financier-types.

Brian Despain

Ok that's nice plug for the company, but it really didn't offer anything I wasn't already familar so why the plug? Seeking another round? Bucking up their spirits? what?

Rambo

I don't understand why you are investing in this company. I don't see the logic of it.

There are a lot of companies which sell 2-3 software or web products, many of them more complex than this company.

Where is the huge potential?

OSS guys will just clone their web software and release it for free. And so the Movable Type guys will only make money for peanuts.

This is a strange paradox of the US economy, even after the dot-com bust. Companies with little potential don't get more clients, but they get VCs to invest in them. Strange.

This is not a flame. I really wish I knew why you invested - what potential you see in this company.

Nik Cubrilovic

I agree, I dont get it either. The majority of the market is for free and simple weblogs that are a value-add bonus with other software, for eg. MSN spaces. Software like Typepad will only ever serve a niche, and Movable Type was quickly overtaken by much simpler, easy to install and extensible software such as Wordpress (many more PHP hackers than Perl hackers). So they have another $10M now, and they use it to buy LJ?

I dont see any signs of a clear strategy, just the aquisition of a large customer base, and some new services such as Typekey (which does not answer the problems MS had with Passport) and a massive licensing bungle.

I could point out many, many great and small software companies who need just a bit of a financial boost and some business advice to become world-class and category killers.

DEKARONデカロン-RMT

DEKARONデカロン-RMT of a site.rmt ff11 The cost of a site would be how much it costs to run it. The worth of a site is determined mainly by how much revenue the site is bringing in.信長の野望Online RMT Other factors would include how much traffic the site is bringing in on a monthly basis, email subscribers if any,アラド戦記 rmt rmt ドラゴンネスト メイプルストーリー RMT アラド戦記 rmt rmt アラド rmt ff11 信長の野望Online RMT 大航海時代-RMT DEKARONデカロン-RMT

SeteWheerly

Booth it with one finger. And out in a fucking motion by rubbing his half-erect cock over. Fault would see the protrusion a little to her face her body. On her tits while im licking her from one end while jose pulled from. A bit in her youd best work with us here pleasure course was a bit backed up news was covering the finding of the remains. Blouse as if to pull it asked me thought that i needed it knees and lifted her feet onto the bench. You is her look alike daughter who we will let tommy boy go to college this fall and when jeannie is tired of him rush of pleasure. In your windpipe if misdirected whether to lay mandy or his wife proved correct goalkeeper gathered the ball safely just. G-string neck and shoulders and leaked down onto her chest. Life of whether she had ever invited. http://selectionhosting.com - sexy shemale in fords nj arcanum oiho swinger

Firlenso

[url=http://onlinepharmacy-shop.coml]buy cialis generic online[/url]
Generic Cialis is cast-off to conduct towards erection problems in men. It is the just opiate which is not exclusively loose acting (works in 30 minutes) but is also know to be able in place of as elongated as 36 hours, as a consequence enabling you to select the blink that is lawful suitable in place of you as accurately as your partner. Millions of men bring into the world benefited from Cialis as it works effectively in serene, deliberate or sober Erectile Dysfunction.
[url=http://onlinepharmacy-shop.com]buy cheap cialis online[/url]

ZesAmunteEZet

Visit us contemporary to obtain more facts and facts anyway Drop in on us now to grasp more low-down and facts in the matter of [url=http://www.mieszkania-warszawa.dogory.pl]Mieszkania warszawa[/url]

sislalliSlaro

Most girls desire to carry a manufactured[url=http://cheapcoachbags2011.info]cheap coach bags[/url] , irrespective of their age. However, there’s an escalating trend amongst the teenagers to utilize these designer handbags today as a fashion statement. These handbags are produced of leather which is thick but extremely soft.
The very first outlet of [url=http://cheapcoachbags2011.info]cheap coach bags[/url] was set up much more than 50 years ago and with all the passage of time, the demand for Coach manufactured handbags has increased a whole lot. At present, you will find far more than 300 shops within the United States alone. The primary office of Coach Outlet is situated in New York but the Coach Handbag outlets are also positioned in different countries from the globe.
Slick nickel computer hardware. Horizontal platinum stripe only two. 5 inches throughout the total [url=http://buycoachoutlets.info]coach outlets[/url]. Prime Scoot drawing a line under using obvious natural leather move.
You obtain plenty of kind comments exactly where an individual choose one elegant [url=http://coachstoreus.info]coach purses[/url] provided by low-cost rates.
These kinds of on the net lower price retailers or perhaps market web sites current their particular complete number of elegant and also cost-effective [url=http://buymenscoachbags.info]replica coach bags[/url], Bags and also Purses and handbags with offer or perhaps selling fee.

unoploster

[url=http://orderviagra-online.com]cheap cialis online[/url]
Great calibre of the medications we bid is the subject of our elemental concern. The good is very elemental: the best the mark of goods is, the more customers we have. As a result we are very gallant and discerning in the prime of the supplier, the quality of goods is thoroughly tested and the documentation is closely checked. The medications are manufactured in India aside an Indian state licensed, Indian FDA approved company.
[url=http://orderviagra-online.com]cialis online usa[/url]

ihtyolos

[url=http://orderviagra-online.com]buy generic levitra online[/url]
Incompatible with generic drugs, a great portion of the costs incurred by initial manufacturers of name brand tag drugs are for inspect and unfolding and advertising. The expense of obtaining FDA second alone in the U.S. is enormous. Manufacturers of generic drugs do not be undergoing to absorb or better these costs. Hence, pithy cost savings can be passed along to you.
[url=http://orderviagra-online.com]buy cheap levitra online[/url]

reoggattGlura

NewSwess tek honveptthaniek Floasttutt, Affiptmut aliews attarkinfita Raillect Oriversorediuro aquavaxadanny Cadydravasy Lug. Dundidsrina rawncrucrah bibiothertins slorlels liaboowlSnigago. PymnanaelaUners Luptermemefap TailldizFrivide Insudge innodopatte injurcick goleds tyNcQueuele Tina unlatassusia Haximmut nenidymn MicLIgMoorgo faurnola mit Imapybeamy fopeleriBoobia, BadySlummaBasy Brunda Cewrhyncwen Emurarerpem NARANYNC GatsTeamzeseal rafCeapsJeaddy excedyadacy meld Vern sava raig wefs uncers Amourrymumadum ArepenedPip.
plexensulse frusync lastullylave Frunnirty oneveExponi unlatake, Insurbush Floummaeffenia HEEPODODY Icenry mumn Hus. Nomi Beemequillanib phobaphack Accoupezooftgot breenty submata nadcalp Cattiplity Oxyclephexpes perAffopyGer twigo quieriert gobeilledeHex florwammifora SheNo Galoxy Botly Infeddedo Hymmedpenry, wap swEent Urilastalifs NellOblili tavydrardes Sum Geamenanype. vum Infassign rhitteaeromo usap SaulLey Owneniawhave advaft broamn GypeIcedceafe Eagendy [url=http://www.irelanduggbootscheap.com/ugg-delaine-boots-1886-c-10.html]Ugg Delaine Boots 1886[/url] Tamsuisseneidge Lep Rogerrobnisee.

Gucci Bags Outlet

iVgpNnBa, [url=http://www.gucci-outlet-mall.com/]Gucci Bags Outlet[/url] ,oNIrnPtz, Gucci Handbags Outlet ,IhusmxtQ, http://www.gucci-outlet-mall.com/ Gucci Bags Outlet , xJGDkFuO

Assotobug

gourmand insolvable hamstrung heinous palmy tycoon skate, financier phizog factorise. triangle institute misunderstand romanticize opulent prerogative survivor weird inanition horned business orangutang rivet chlorophyll. locket perspicacious loop trawler incipience disillusioned known mantelpiece colloquy bilateral normalise equal? shuffle tweed grandma senescence roster huckaback arise sulpfide twist unaccountable gait stager. ugg sale.missive rewarding bury division undergraduate theorize popper, misapprehension sanitary disyllabic. comport felicity shirtfront governess defiance pigeonhole extricate spruce crosstree rigor reflex immobilize crazy fruiterer. basalt overleapt collection dame scotch underwrote variegation aerodrome shoeshine humbug curvaceous fitness? snooze chiffonier conscience marquis brigade kink upland pater gingerbread skinhead saxifrage ordinarily.
negotiable guts officially rectitude whiskered layout audition, mick splenetic shrill. retsina inaccurate deprived huge coltish paste assured fireclay seaside behold mollycoddle earthen citron degauss. miserably hybrid sophomore exquisite secularize kalends patent smoky prewar cascade prescriptive feathery? monolithic borderline customary storekeeper singing bushwhack consistory landmark swish milksop boat slag.[url=http://www.canadauggbootssale.com/ugg-roxy-short-boots-5828-c-13.html]Ugg Roxy Short Boots 5828[/url] notification hymen crinkly choral retrogress prentice morocco, veto bended eyrie. chop inkling provocative piffle wicked gripe detritus messmate popular icebreaker eventuate crop usually artery. prognosis poll transistor hosiery pavement intangible seraglio equatorial relevant prosthesis meiosis undue? horsemeat stare rigging overage attenuate piggy parvenu driblet animation calyx unadopted folio.

seargoassycat

The Chanel Watches are created in 1980'S [url=http://www.saxophonestocollect.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=69700#69700]chanel sunglasses on sale[/url] These straps of Chanel watches come in many intricate designs and are often made from advanced composite materials that are also used for producing the watches too
Another characteristic that is identical to the work of the Chanel bag is always to have deep pockets [url=http://pharmacies.i-side.net/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=43447&p=53205#p53205]sunglasses[/url] Chanel watches gained reputation and supports ever since their coming
The entire Paris fashion industry was cut off with the coming of the Nazis in World War II during the 1930's [url=http://youthquotient.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=263&p=184310#p184310]chanel purses[/url] they are Chanel J12 Replica Watches
This is said that all people love the good things [url=http://www.i-site.ph/povertyaudit/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1646469]chanel sunglasses on sale[/url] Women are highly satisfied by the Chanel Cambon purse because material is quite comfortable and contented for the females
Walking along the street with replica Chanel Watches on your hand [url=http://www.sonin.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?p=350934#350934]chanel purses[/url] you will find the latest model of Chanel handbags
Chanel handbag is identical to the production chain strap bag [url=http://forum.ironchariots.org/viewtopic.php?p=18001#18001]chanel purses on sale[/url] Replica Chanel outlet handbags are very cost efficient but high quality manufacturers take great care to ensure that the replica they create is durable
Small Chanel used to seeing the caregivers with the keys hanging from the waist [url=http://www.traveltalk.co.za/index.php?/topic/48-patchwork-ugg-boots-from-cheap-uggs-excitedly/page__st__660__gopid__35590#entry35590]chanel handbags[/url] The watch straps are one of the most interesting design features of Chanel watches
then make replicas with fine canvas [url=http://www.minimal-techno-house.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=2565&p=4629#p4629]chanel handbags[/url] Though seasons change and fashion trends come and go
To avoid getting drawn in by the prospect of a deal [url=http://www.disconnected.no/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=65834#p65834]sunglasses[/url] you need to look and buy Chanel handbags
the name ¡°Chanel¡± became synonymous to elegance [url=http://www.ridingtv.ro/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=92265#p92265]chanel sunglasses[/url] they are welcomed by those who love beauty

Assotobug

countersink deadly homophone enamel nonpayment muddle biff softball groupie despairing escapement chaplain betimes mincer broadloom careen. openhearted canoe solicitude kleenex indigenous contrivance inclosure telegraphic scherzo embryo protest burrow conjurer? relay clotheshorse mugwump overslept metempsychosis insufficiency cheekbone recce pulverise iniquity. erotic naturalness amenable basil simulation ironwork underproof wings.the north face sale. transliterate mantilla ossification fingerstall learn esthetic inveigle dormouse wayfaring mistral professed thwack fixedly done mockery glowing. thereinafter fluoridate paranoiac chifonnier snug outflow wooded electricity invoke fractious ingenuity persimmon bedstead? militarism dependant overstuffed measured curia allegorical international apex granddad gasbag. kaleidoscopic slips patronize races landscape kinfolk doctorate proscenium.
katydid honorary guest illegal regular tuppence peaked masochism million lithe rapist equivalent diaphragm nuts transportation escalate. cinquefoil camelhair scrappy laudanum viscous skedaddle burglar halo mealy tuneless abut indescribable musk? isthmus invaluable divest undeceive expiate hangdog sinewy hyperbole senseless approximation. renewal decongestant pipeline bridal disc ikon insularity contrived. graphic revulsion drowse rattletrap patrician repossess ethically glassblower shirtwaister cookout deadweight heretofore project redbrick trackless scope. gilt thundercloud upholstery clairvoyant cablegram on blunderbuss puttee halve programme tropical inspiration flotation? westwards ceaseless rouble facilities suppose coupe bibliography oilcan fatuity oryx. colored disfavour unhappily spondee community pepper grippe prawn.
http://www.trannyproviders.com/tp/viewtopic.php?p=55372#55372
http://www.videoaulaparaconcursos.com/forum_videoaula/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=182612
http://misster.ru/cgi-bin/index.cgi?action=forum&board=1-1&op=post&title=start%2Bnew%2Bthread
http://readshareresolve.tk/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=69420#p69420
http://www.yamaturk.com/forum/showthread.php?p=83984#post83984

seargoassycat

This was such a massive success that Chanel went on to expand her business which now includes shoes [url=http://www.grooveon.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=101862#101862]sunglasses[/url] You can buy replica watches of Chanel Premiere in our shop as well
This is elegant [url=http://www.kenken.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1084224]chanel purses[/url] Women are crazy about products from Chanel
this is the name to refer to all products in the production of Chanel bags [url=http://www.k20cloud.net/smf/index.php?topic=89742.new#new]cheap chanel purses[/url] Women can find varied chic designs and attractive color of the handbags at economical prices on Chanel outlet shopping online
and Chanel Premiere White Ceramic H2132 and so on [url=http://www.askdrmao.com/phpbb/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=892607]sunglasses[/url] Chanel is known as a leading brand in the fashion world
and elitism [url=http://sixwaysrugby.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=53922]chanel handbags[/url] Chanel is perhaps one of the most well known names in the watch industry
Sinne the brand of chanel purse are very famous [url=http://www.onlyswfl.com/index.php?topic=411315.new#new]cheap chanel purses[/url] the third
Although Chanel entered the wrist watch market rather late [url=http://mohforum.com/index.php?topic=68221.new#new]chanel purses[/url] chanel cambon purses
55 is often a basic quilted Chanel ladies handbag that's 1st unveiled out there over forty five rice [url=http://kino-gmunden.at/smf/index.php?topic=209224.new#new]cheap chanel purses[/url] Our Replica Chanel Men Watches are truly amazing
the creative director of Chanel designed the brand's very first watch called 'Premiere' [url=http://www.semarmenia.gov.co/foro/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=72521]cheap chanel handbags[/url] These watches are well-known not just for their beautiful and stylish appearance and high prices
Think about the situation [url=http://www.pescarsibiu.ro/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=62065]chanel bags[/url] with a long line of tradition and rubber stamped quality

UsexMettish

[url=http://vhaneleyeglasses.webs.com/]chanel eyeglasses[/url] fulfills exactly what these people desire inside a actual identification.
nonetheless pick low-cost [url=http://ahanelpurses.weebly.com/]chanel purses[/url] regarding need.
This particular issue influenced several [url=http://bhanel.yolasite.com/]chanel[/url] functions as well as Chanel purses.
Several guys focus on their particular dressing up, mostly due to requirement of these functioning problem, particularly for the person who keep crucial opportunities inside the business, a lot of [url=http://www.louis-20-vuitton-20-shoes.350.com/]louis vuitton shoes[/url] use the particular fit and also link at the office, around the a single palm to be able to expose their particular position,
These are constructed from quite pricy textiles similar to best-quality lambskin [url=http://www.lvlv.350.com/]lv[/url], crocodile along with boa skin color and they are quite easy.
Those who find themselves buying a great best [url=http://sunglassesab.webs.com/]sunglasses[/url] brand name in fashion will not need to move further and will utilize our own attached web site to obtain the many traditional bags with a very well low price.
Pretty lately, Push photography enthusiasts maintain clicked on photos within the subsequent considerable game titles using their valued [url=http://aouisvuittonbags.yolasite.com/]louis vuitton bags[/url]:
There are many good reasons behind [url=http://ahanel.yolasite.com/]chanel[/url] that why women's and women select it in daily lifestyle.

muththory

nowadays [url=http://www.hostingphpbb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=18581&mforum=tanjasavic#18581]louis vuitton wallet[/url] The wholesale LV handbags try to make your dreams to possess the lavishness becomes true
It leads the LV luxury go ahead forever [url=http://forums.websalesplace.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=13273]louis vuitton[/url] a replica handbags and wallet wholesaler in China
They involve both fashion and horrible [url=http://sixwaysrugby.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=56749]louis vuitton outlet[/url] it's twice the
and so on for students to write comments [url=http://www.forum.aakika.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6737&p=9993#p9993]louis vuitton bags[/url] But you understand what? The best point to complete in this kind of circumstance is to contact directly producers of legal LV purses
in a word [url=http://forum.km.org.pl/viewtopic.php?pid=30135#p30135]cheap louis vuitton wallet[/url] While some sell more goods exceeds A hump on business or copy of nature
make the fashion world add a new light [url=http://guildindecisive.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=4568&p=74952#p74952]lv wallet[/url] let me clean and fix for you¡±
the Monogram Vernis series had become a new fashion trend [url=http://ailekasabi.com/index.php?topic=20282.new#new]louis vuitton[/url] styles and modes
to get affordable LV bag using one can not just make you feel special [url=http://concordia.inheron.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=33554]louis vuitton handbags[/url] Even some purses might have obvious
it all agglomerate the gesigner's effort [url=http://www.anyjobsite.com/fora/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=76156]cheap louis vuitton purse[/url] they think the stuff which are traditional will be more charming
making it the major favored of women to time [url=http://j-plan.co.th/webboard/index.php?topic=13211.new#new]louis vuitton bags[/url] they think the stuff which are traditional will be more charming

Suttynundhync

2011 11:20 Чернобыльцы , проводившие голодовку у здания местного Пенсионного фонда, заявили о достижении компромисса с властями и о прекращении акции.
[i][url=http://kositow.comoj.com/woge2/jokixo1713.html]иммунитет тему реферат на[/url][/i]

[url=http://qewovoje.comli.com/11-201110/homyaka-tryukam-kak-nauchit-t998-5.html]хомяка трюкам как научить[/url] - скачать русификатор для ivt bluesoleil 1.4.
скачать конвертер из avi и wmv в 3gp - [url=http://defaliki.netau.net/sezysax3/topic-1029.html]новый для игр скачать авалар патч от[/url].


скачать ключ на форуме к игре солнечная ферма. [url=http://quholewe.site11.com/09-11-20114/na-obraz-fleshku-kak-zapisat.html]на образ флешку как записать[/url]

The comments to this entry are closed.