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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Twelve)

This is a series of posts describing how we are taking an idea from a cocktail napkin and putting into the real world. Start now, or read along from the start with: part one, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, part seven, part eight, part nine, part ten and part eleven.
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WordPress has a conference: WordCamp

The Spur team is getting serious about our support and management of social media tools like blogs, wikis and podcasts. We have selected WordPress as our primary weblog publishing platform and now the tool has its own conference called WordCamp. Meet us in San Francisco on August 5th, 2006 to meet Matt and […]

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WordPress v. MovableType: Score one for WP

Brian, from Weblogs Work, was an early MovableType adopter.  This weekend he gave up on the Perl based weblog publishing platform in favor of the PHP based WordPress.  That means Weblogs Work only has one client with a Movable Type blog left and my understanding is that they will be moving to WordPress as well.  […]

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Automattic’s WordPress Support Network

Automattic has announced the Automattic Support Network for WordPress.  The Weblogs Work team has began working with Toni Schneider and Matt Mullenweg on ways to for our firm to provide professional services to Automattic’s clients.  We believe that Automattic’s offering combined with offerings from companies like Weblogs Work make WordPress the platform of choice for […]

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Cocktail Napkin to Startup (DIY Part Four)

Over lunch Brian and I had fleshed out the broad stroaks of the hResume business:
The idea: What if you could create your resume on your own blog or website and allow job sites, potential employers and other interested parties view it as necessary? You could maintain and update your resume in one place. […]

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Automattic (guys behind WordPress) Reg D Filing

The guys at Valleywag are reporting on a story that was news last year. Evidently they just found out that Automattic filed a Reg D last year. Talk about late to the party! From their post:
But WordPress has never announced any funding — and, well, they seem too bright and innocent to try […]

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Blog Tool Developer Raises $12MM

Mena and Ben of Six Apart just raised another $12MM (for a total of $23MM to date) from Focus Ventures (previous rounds were lead by August Capital). We are excited about the space; however, our efforts and investments are currently focused on Six Apart’s open source competitor WordPress. Weblogs Work, our blog consultancy, […]

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Automattic, I must have missed it . . .

I noticed today that Matt Mullenweg started a company called Automattic.  I guess I must have missed the announcement, but the company is made up of the following people:

Ryan Boren - Head Janitor
Matt Mullenweg - CBBQTT
Donncha O Caoimh - Murphy’s Quality Control
Andy Skelton - Script Wrangler […]

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