Widget makers aren't just drawing big money from investors, now they're luring the venture capitalists themselves.
On Thursday, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners' Will Price left his post as general partner to join Widgetbox as its chief executive officer. Widgetbox operates a large community of widgets--roughly 41,000 pieces of software in the form of games or gadgets--which it distributes to sites and social networks like MySpace.com or Facebook. The company has raised $14.5 million since it was founded in April 2006, from investors including Sequoia Capital, NCD Investors, and Hummer Winblad.
Price, who worked on early … Read more