No Wedding Gifts, Please; Just Fund My Startup

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2009 1:58 PM CDT

(Newser) – A Silicon Valley couple has forsaken a traditional wedding registry for venture capital, Gawker reports. “The World's First Start-up Wedding Registry” doesn’t ask guests for appliances or candlesticks; instead, they can give enough to “feed an outsourced engineer for a day” or pay a month’s worth of utilities for the couple’s startup, Aboomba. What better gift than a slim shot at Internet superwealth?