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Creators:
Miralan Productions
Dates:
2008-2010
Size:
7.73 Megabytes (23 digital transcripts)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1467
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains 23 interview transcripts relating to the production of the 2011 film Something Ventured: Risk, Reward and the Original Venture Capitalists.

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file
Collection ID:
Accession 01-246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 01-246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
2008-10-30
Level:
item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1467
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1992
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0911
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1996 August 29
Level:
file
Size:
1 sound recording (Duration 1 hour)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Location: San Francisco, California Po Chi Wo is a venture capitalist who was a partner in Advent International (Boston) in 1990 when Advent invested in Wedge Innovations. As a result of this investment, Wo had visiting rights to the monthly Wedge Board of Directors meetings. In this interview he discusses Advent's investment in Wedge. He begins o...

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Dates:
1990 - 1995
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1350
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Stansbury was an initial shareholder in Pulse Innovations (approximately 35%) which was a Canadian (Ontario) corporation formed to further develop, market and license the Pulse toothbrush. Other shareholders in Pulse included Spark Innovations, Inc., a Canadian venture capital incubator (SPI), and certain principal investors in SPI (who contribute...

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Dates:
1996 August 29
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Location: Palo Alto, California In this interview, Rick Feffer discusses Macklanburg-Duncan's continuation of the SmartLevel, the future of construction tools and new tool technology, customer resistance to using the SmartLevel, the perception of the SmartLevel as a fragile tool and its durability, the choice of teak for SmartLevel rails, the wedg...

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Dates:
1995 June 20
Level:
file
Size:
1 sound recording (Duration 1 hour)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Location: Palo Alto, California Side one is a continuation of the conversation with Andrew Butler begun on tape 3. Butler discusses how the marketing research for the SmartLevel influenced its design, the influence of venture capital on Wedge Innovations, the patent process, and financing a start-up company. He also discusses his childhood, saili...

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1995 June 20
Level:
file
Size:
1 sound recording (Duration 1 hour)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Location: Palo Alto, California Marilyn Crowell was the executive secretary and office manager at Wedge Innovations for the entire life of the company. She was the first person hired by Andy Butler when he founded Wedge in the basement of his home (218 Cowper St., Palo Alto, CA) in 1985. Crowell experienced the growth of the company as it moved to...

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