Investing in, and working with, great entrepreneurs at the very early stage of development of their companies is what we do, first and foremost. For over 3 years now, our focus has been the consumer Internet space (now dubbed "Web 2.0") and we plan to continue doing so for the foreseeable future. By investing in 20+ Web 2.0 startups, we have learned a lot about this still developing market, that has helped us refine our strategy and the segments (we call them "buckets") that we are interested in. However, like any investor, we will remain opportunistic and we’ll do a few deals that are outside of our area of expertise – just because we like the team, the opportunity and we feel that it is worth the risk.
The diagram on the right summarizes these 5 core "buckets", in which we have develop a prior expertise and track record – either by … Read more »