This past January, we first wrote about Founders Den, a new shared office space based in the SoMa district of San Francisco. The idea was to create a private clubhouse where invited entrepreneurs (including California’s Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom) could come to hang out and small, referred startups could rent space. Today, the don’t-call-it-an-incubator incubator had its first demo… → Read More
Second generation platform as a service DotCloud is announcing its $10 million dollar Series A today, after a recent rockstar-filled seed round which included Ron Conway and Chris Sacca. Investors in the most recent round include Benchmark Capital and Trinity Ventures.
Along with the financing, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang and Apple engineering manager Marc Varstaen will be joining the DotCloud… → Read More
Hosted application platform dotcloud is announcing 800K in angel funding today, from notable angel investors Ron Conway, Chris Sacca, Jerry Yang, Raymond Tonsing, Roger Dickey, Ash Patel, Eric Urhane, Kenny Van Zant, Trinity Ventures and others.
In the same space as Heroku (before it got bought by Salesforce for $212 million) and a slew of 1st generation platform-as-a-service Heroku clones… → Read More
Over the last couple years, there’s been a rise in hosted application platforms that let developers take their mind off of server administration and instead focus entirely on writing and deploying code. The best known of these is probably Heroku, a platform for Rails applications that was just acquired by Salesforce for $212 million. Google’s App Engine is another popular option for Python and… → Read More