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One would have thought that Gawker Media's Valleywag had tortured so many venture capital firms that investors would stay well clear of the site, and anyone associated with it. But Boston's OpenView Venture Partners must either enjoy abuse, or be so desperate to catch the web boom that they're reduced to spamming any site with any audience that registers in Alexa. Their letter, after the jump.

Dear Nick
I'm following up on an email I sent to you. Just checking to see if you have any interest in discussing the possibility of a future investment by OpenView Venture Partners ( in Valleywag. As I mentioned in my previous email, OpenView is a 100 million dollar venture capital fund based in Boston, focused exclusively on investing in information technology companies.
I would like to set up a quick call with, Kobie Fuller, one of our investment professionals, at your convenience.
Glenn Michael
Glenn Michael
OpenView Venture Partners
303 Congress Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02210