When VC's look for an investment opportunity one of the key 5 factors they are looking for is barriers to entry.
If you're going to build the next Facebook you may have all of the other 4 requirements covered but so what - any 18 year old kid can knock together something in his parents basement that devalues you and your proposal.
So when i read about Bigelow (who I've never heard of before today) in this article all I could think of is wow what an amazing barrier to entry for any competition.
It may read like a bad re-write of the Jodie Foster Contact movie but there definitely seems to be something there. Keep an eye out for this guy.