California: Nothing ventured, nothing gained
The Venture Law Group was the toast of 1990s California, but Craig Johnson's dream failed to survive the end of the boom years. Richard Tromans looks at the legacy of the firm that embodied the dotcom paradigm
In 1999 the venture capital (VC) bible, Red Herring magazine, named Craig Johnson as one of the 10 key people who could ensure success for a start-up company. Not bad for a middle-aged lawyer who, in his own words, “stumbled into the internet”.
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