Anyway, you can check out the website at http://www.venturecapital.ucla.edu/ Turns out the Fund has invested in a flower delivery service ("free delivery from a volcano") and game company, as well as the water treatment company in the clipping. (The game company's website doesn't mention any games the company actually has, but I'm sure they'll find something, now that they have funding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7xiIzcYRpA)
|Six is better than one!|
Anyway, it sure is great that Draper and his good ideas are on the executive committee of the UCLA Venture Fund, don't you think? The Fund surely needs someone with the good judgment to believe whatever he is told:
"The petition-gathering firm hired by the Six Californias campaign “predicted a much higher validity rate than the random sample result,” Mr. Draper said."***
And why wouldn't anyone believe what the firm said?
**http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article2609555.html. He needed about 800,000 valid signatures and normally the number he turned in should have been enough. The fact that it cost him around $5 per signature - a lot - suggests the signature gatherers had problems finding folks who thought chopping up the state was a good idea.