Congrats to Inventables… they’re blowing and going!
Chicago-based Inventables, maker of a desktop carving machine and seller of other maker-related supplies and equipment, announced Tuesday it had raised $5 million in Series B funding.
Read more here: Inventables raises $5 million in Series B funding
Seems like they’re digging up a lot of old stories these days… must be slow on the news front
The mega-popular video sharing site YouTube took fire in large part thanks to Rackspace workers pulling all-nighters to get enough servers on line.
Read more: Rackspace helped YouTube take off
It also made it into the Houston Chronicle
Some youtube photos… Steve Chen and Chad Hurley
Woah – check out this photo from the past in today’s San Antonio Express News… it must be from back in 1999!
So by 1998, when he and business partner Morris Miller sat down at Chester’s Hamburgers to hear three Trinity University students’ business pitch, he could see how server space could be as much of a real estate investment as a well-sited skyscraper.
“Their idea was pretty simple,” he said. “Rent servers to people who needed to run websites.”