• About Jeff Richards

    - Venture Capitalist @ GGV Capital
    - Dad
    - Entrepreneur

  • Subscribe with Feedburner

  • Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 60 other followers

  • Top Posts & Pages

  • Recently on 13 hrs to think

  • Join 60 other followers

  • Admin

Congrats to Will and team – Widgetbox Raises $12M

Always love it when I see good things happen to good people.  My good friend Will Price and the team at Widgetbox (now Flite) announced their new round of financing today – $12M from General Catalyst and Sequoia.  This story has all the makings of a great entrepreneurial turnaround – broken model, team perseveres, finds new model, explodes into new category and becomes a terrific growth story.  Really fired up for the guys at Flite!  Oh – and the pic here is of Will catching a monster steelhead on the Klamath river in November 2009 with guide Craig Nielsen and myself (a bit fuzzy due to snow/rain on the camera).  Not relevant to the fundraise or the company, but a cool pic so I thought I’d throw it into the post!

2 Responses

  1. Thank you, Jeff. I love that picture – perhaps my favorite fish of all time!

  2. Two unbelievable stories – neither of which are fish tales. Well done Will!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: