Month: July 2013

07.18.13 technology

Regular readers might wonder where I’ve been these past few years. Summary: I was the CEO of a technology start-up. My stated objective was to lead the organization through the start-up phase, then to identify, negotiate, and complete a merger deal.

The motto of the company was “Proof for the Masses” and I was determined to make sure we achieved that goal. Result? To quote the Telegraph: “Facebook Buys UK Startup Monoidics.”

The company:


The team:


The day we pitched the sale at Facebook HQ in Silicon Valley:



Lots more information can be found:

Allthingsd: Facebook Acquires U.K. Software Startup Monoidics

PC Mag: Facebook Buys Bug-Zapping U.K. Firm Monoidics

Telegraph: Facebook buys UK startup Monoidics

Information Age: And so, Silicon Valley slurps Tech City’s brightest minds

Computer World: Facebook lands bug hunters with Monoidics buy

ZDNet: The world’s largest social network is in the process of acquiring the assets of and the team behind Monoidics, a U.K. startup founded in 2009 to develop automatic formal verification and analysis software.