Webware 100 winner: Dimdim
DimDim just raised a Series B from one of the industry's best venture firms.
Dimdim raises $6 million in Series B funding from Index Ventures, Nexus India Capital and Draper Richards.
DimDim and Yuuguu: Two free alternatives to Webex, GoToMeeting, et al.
Dimdim isn't cool because it's open-source Web conferencing. It's cool because of what it enables tech providers to do that price and proprietary licensing precluded.
Look out Webex and GoToMeeting, the open source hammer is about to put the whammy down on you.
The best way to make money on free and open-source software may well be to tie it to a cloud-computing delivery strategy, according to investor Bernard Dalle.
DimDim and Acquia have two new cloud offerings that promise to deliver customer value while funding the vendors' payroll.
New features nag laggards to show up for the meetings they've agreed to attend.
Index has always been a leading venture firm, but the addition of Mike Volpi to the team should help it deliver even better exits.