Fred, for the Crunchbase link via SMS, text "cbsms tumblr" OR "cbsms fred wilson" to 41411. The SMS bot will send you a link to the most relevant page on Crunchbase for any search term that follows "cbsms" (Crunchbase SMS)... companies, people, financial institutions, whatever.
Russell, very cool! I'm not a developer, but it took just a few minutes to figure this out on Textmarks. What a great tool.
Originally posted as a comment by Joe Lazarus on A VC using Disqus.
There were a bunch of comments to that post with suggestions on how to get an SMS interface to Crunchbase but Russ suggested textmarks and did a halfway solution and Joe picked it up and finished the job. This community even does open source projects! Thanks everyone for solving this one for me.