Daily Archives: July 8, 2008

Richard Waters

chinos.jpgAll those preconceptions you had about chino-wearing venture capitalists with their fancy MBAs are handily confirmed today in a snapshot of the industry’s demographics provided by the National Venture Capital Association.

In fact, even your preconceptions may not have prepared you for this. A startling 86 per cent of the VCs who actually make decisions about investments are men (at least that is according to the people who responded to the survey, by the NVCA and Dow Jones Venturewire.) Read more

Chris Nuttall

Teleporting firstOne small teleport for avatars, one giant leap for virtual worlds is how Second Life is viewing the first crossing of its members between platforms.

While not quite the equivalent of finding a parallel universe or landing on the moon, the achievement is a significant one for Linden Lab’s partnership with IBM. Read more