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API marketplace RapidAPI raises $3.5 million, led by Andreessen Horowitz

RapidAPI, a startup that has developed a marketplace through which developers can easily discover, test, and start using publicly available application programming interfaces (APIs), is announcing today that it has raised a $3.5 million seed round. RapidAPI founder and chief executive Iddo Gino dropped out of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology to work on […]

Crowdsourced algorithmic trading platform Quantopian raises $25 million from Andreessen Horowitz, others

Quantopian, an online platform that strives to turn anyone into a successful quantitative analyst, has raised $25 million in a series C funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Point72 Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Spark Capital. Founded out of Boston in 2011, Quantopian says that it “inspires talented […]

Why an investor at Andreessen Horowitz thinks software is the future of healthcare

It's not exactly surprising that a partner of a venture capital firm with a tagline that "software is eating the world" thinks the same could be said for the drug industry. Vijay Pande, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, runs the firm's bio fund. Show More Summary

Zipline Lands $25M to Expand Automated Medical Drone Delivery

Zipline, a San Francisco-based drone delivery startup has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Visionnaire Ventures, with participation from Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz. The latest round will allow it to expand its operations to new countries/territories across the world and brings Zipline’s total funding to $43 million. Show More Summary

Zipline raises $25 million to deliver blood, vaccines, and medicines by automated drone

Drone delivery startup Zipline has closed a $25 million series B round of funding led by Visionnaire Ventures, with participation from Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz. Founded out of San Francisco in 2011, Zipline is a robotics company that builds autonomous drones designed to deliver vaccines, medicine, or blood on request from health workers operating […]

Cross River Bank gets unconventional validation with a $28M VC round

In a rare move, Battery Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Ribbit Capital, investors in a number of Silicon Valley’s fintech startups, have backed the bank enabling many of their investments to lurch forward. Cross River Bank, the obscure...Show More Summary

Alluxio launches its memory-centric storage system for big data workloads

Alluxio, formerly known as Tachyon, raised a $7.5 million Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz earlier this year. Today, the company is launching the first commercial product based on its open source memory-centric distributed storage platform out of beta. Show More Summary

Cardiogram Raises $2M for Apple Watch Heart Rate, aFib Tracker

Digital health startup Cardiogram has raised $2 million in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz’s new Bio Fund with participation from Halle Tecco (Rock Health Co-founder ), Jeff Hammerbacher (Assistant Professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine), Kevin Scott (SVP Engineering of LinkedIn) and more. Show More Summary

Online VC FundersClub launches Network Search to better connect its 18,000 members

Network effects in venture capital are no joke. Sure, people want to close rounds with brand name funds like Sequoia and Andreessen Horowitz because they validate startups. But perhaps more importantly, companies become more likely to...Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen deletes tweets, takes a Twitter break

Marc Andreessen, one of the most prolific tweeters on Twitter, abruptly deleted everything on his account over the weekend except this short message: "Taking a Twitter break!" It's not the first time the Andreessen Horowitz venture investor...Show More Summary

Top tech investor Marc Andreessen has quit Twitter (again)

Silicon Valley investor and prolific tweeter Marc Andreessen has abruptly abandoned Twitter, deleting all his tweets after writing: "Taking a Twitter break!" Andreessen, cofounder of buzzy venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz, is...Show More Summary

The first company that Andreessen Horowitz invested in just went public — and saw a 40% pop (APTI)

Apptio, which helps IT departments manage the software and services that they buy, had a strong public market debut Friday, jumping 40% above its opening price to close at $22.55 per share. That gives Apptio — who also happens to beShow More Summary

IFC's Venture Capital Head Nikunj Jinsi: "We Are at a Critical Moment in History"

While Silicon Valley is finally recognizing the market potential and talent pool of emerging markets - witness Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent trip to Africa or top VC firm Andreessen Horowitz' investment into a fintech play...Show More Summary

Got Home Equity? Point Raises $8.4 Million To Grow Home Equity Loan Alternative

The investment round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm that also led the company's seed round, and brings Point's total venture money raised to $15.4 million.

Andreessen Horowitz says WSJ report misses mark (pun intended)

SILICON VALLEY — Andreessen Horowitz on Friday said its returns on investment are on par with other elite Silicon Valley venture firms, contrary to a report the Wall Street Journal posted on Thursday. Partner Scott Kupor said in a blog...Show More Summary

Andreessen Horowitz Still Lags Behind Its Silicon Valley Competitors

Andreessen Horowitz, which has invested in tech companies like Slack, Pinterest, and Airbnb, has yet to see gains as large as itscompetitors.

Is Andreessen Horowitz overrated?

SILICON VALLEY — The first three venture funds from Andreessen Horowitz have returned double or better on the money invested in them, but those returns lag behind three other big Silicon Valley VC firms. That's the conclusion of theShow More Summary

Andreessen Firm's Returns Trail Venture-Capital Elite

A rare look at the returns generated by Andreessen Horowitz’s first three venture funds shows the famed Silicon Valley venture-capital firm falls short of some of its top-notch rivals.

This ex-Yelp engineer just raised $6 million to help make tastier beer

SigOpt, a young startup co-founded and led by Cornell PhD and ex-Yelper Scott Clark, has raised $6.6 million from Andreessen Horowitz to build out its product, which is helping MillerCoors make tastier beer. Well, sort of. In reality,...Show More Summary

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