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Posted by Anonymous on 2007-12-05
They cold-called us the day after we were on CNET and a few of the high-profile blogs - eager to get us in their office for a meet and greet. We spoke with them 3 times, did some phone presentations (we're in different states), and they were completely loving it. But they kept on having scheduling conflicts on our avails, and eventually stopped returning emails and calls.
Six months later I find out why - they never had interest, they were just pre-texting us for research. One of their core portfolio companies who only made enterprise hardware & software launched a consumer product that bore a more-than striking resemblance to ours.PRIVATE: Members Only (656 Characters)