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Foundry Group Backs BigDoor Media

Boulder-based venture capital firm Foundry Group and Brad Feld are backing Seattle-based BigDoor Media, which develops software which allows web sites to implement game-like features such as badges, leaderboards, and virtual currency. According to BigDoor, Foundry led its $5M, second round of financing, with Feld joining the firm's board of directors. Other investors in BigDoor include Andy Sack, an angel investor who is also heading up the TechStars effort in Seattle. BigDoor said its API and platform allow any web site or mobile application to create their own virtual economy and game mechanics. More information »