Looking For The Yawn
We spent some time last month talking to Jeff Lawson and his company Twilio, which provides a drop dead simple (five api calls) cloud platform for building voice apps on the web. Jeff ultimately went in a different direction from our firm and closed a round with Founders Fund and Mitch Kapor which was announced yesterday.
So I think Twilio is on to something quite interesting and I congratulate Jeff and his team on building a really useful and simple voice platform and I applaud Mitch and Founders Fund for backing this idea.
But I just saw proof that this is going to be a great investment. Yesterday, I noted Warren Buffett's words of wisdom on this blog:
I always wade into the comments on every blog post I read. In the comments to Techcrunch's post on the Twilio investment, I read the following: