Foundation Capital News

Celebrating Teens in Tech

Foundation Capital Blog, OCTOBER 9, 2014

Last week was one of those moments that I love as a marketer. You start with a big idea that seems super hard to execute and then you pull it all together in a few months — and it’s better than you’d hoped it would be.

Innovation in the face of entrenched interests: Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich shares insights on growth and innovation

PV Magazine, OCTOBER 8, 2014

Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S., is leading a fundamental shift from centralized energy to distributed...

Why We’re Giving Beepi the Green Light

Foundation Capital Blog, OCTOBER 6, 2014

You don’t have to be a car guy or gal to see the value that Beepi unlocks for people on both sides of the transaction. In offering a safe, simple, and fast end-to-end experience, Ale and his team have created a marketplace...

Silicon Valley Teens on the Future of Technology

Re/Code, OCTOBER 6, 2014

What’s in store for the future of technology? That’s the question VC firm Foundation Capital posed to dozens of Bay Area teenagers this week during a tech event in Palo Alto. Groups of students from seven nearby high schools presented their ideas on the future of tech ...

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CliQr Expands Into Asia, Adding Net One Systems as Reseller in Japan

September 30, 2014

CliQr Technologies, the leader in hybrid cloud management, today announced that it has partnered with Net One Systems, a leading cloud builder in Japan...

City Utilities of Springfield Selects Silver Spring Networks for Smart Electricity, Gas and Water System

September 25, 2014

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. today announced that it has been selected for an advanced, multi-application smart grid deployment for City Utilities of Springfield...

Localytics Pushes IBM and Adobe To Turn Mobile Analytics Into Action

August 13, 2014

This comes to mind in considering Localytics, a 120-person Boston-based “marketing and analytics platform for mobile and web apps” startup that tripled its revenues in the second quarter of 2014...