From wine to VoIP
CEO Peter Sisson, you may recall, was the founder and CEO of WineShopper.com, the outrageous attempt to end-run the wine establishment which crashed after the Internet bubble burst, and which burned through $180 million in venture capital.
Somehow we figured Peter Sisson would be back. When we spoke with him in April 2001, he was broke, looking for a job. Brokers had made margin calls on his stock portfolio, which had plunged to $10,000 from more than $100,000. He'd put his 160 acres of land in Sonoma -- including 25 acres ready for grape vines -- up for sale. (At least he was drinking champagne again in February.)
Om, though, says he may have now left Teleo.
Om adds: Teleo adds VoIP to the communications tools already being used by Windows users ö cell phones, email, and web browsers. You can receive calls on a PC, or answer them on your cell phone. By clicking on an email address and you can be connected to the person who sent it, if they have VoIP capability...