Monthly Archives: January 2009

Join us at Glue

At Foundry we organize our thinking about investing into what we call “themes”. The themes we pursue are horizontal in nature and are driven by underlying technology protocols and standards or emerging market trends and customer needs. Examples of the investment themes we are currently pursuing include Human Computer Interaction, Implicit Web, Email, Glue, and […]

Shoot to Thrill

Last summer, we invested in a company called EmSense, which has developed a technology to measure an audience’s emotional and cognitive response to a media experience. EmSense does this by capturing real-time biometric data from a large group of test subjects by measuring brainwaves (via dry EEG sensors), heart activity, breathing, blinking, temperature and motion. […]

What We Learned at CES

Foundry Group attended the latest incarnation of CES this past week and thought we’d give some of our thoughts on the show. In no particular order, here is “What We Learned at CES.” Don’t buy a television for the next 6 months. This is certainly counter to what retailers and producers would want us to […]

Our Investment in Brightleaf

We are pleased to announce our investment in Brightleaf. Brightleaf, located in Westwood, MA, is a legal process automation company dedicated to providing business and legal solutions to in-house legal departments and law firms. Brightleaf has developed a software platform that automates much of the creation process for the legal profession’s most commonly used documents. […]

Topspin’s on the Road

We invested in Topspin Media last summer, and they’ve been busy cranking out multiple releases of their Artist Manager platform while simultaneously supporting numerous album releases from established and new artists who have adopted Topspin’s technology to enable them to release their music direct-to-fan. As a reminder, Topspin provides advanced marketing tools and services to […]