There were entertainingly conflicting opinions in an FT piece yesterday on Niklas Zennstrom, the newly-monied co-founder of Skype.
Wayne Rosso (ex- of Grokster):
“… talking with [ZennstrÃ¶m] is about as exciting as watching paint dry”
Tim Draper (of Skype backer DFJ):
“…[Zennstrom is] exciting, revolutionary, brilliant and heroic”
You have to love Tim Draper. In a previous life the guy must have run a carnie sideshow — which may yet turn out to be a crucial skillset in the rapidly-changing world of venture capital.