Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led “a $15M Series A investment” into FiftyThree, the company that created the bestselling Paper iPad app. Investor Chris Dixon explained in a blog post: Paper has been embraced by millions of everyday creators, and has won dozens of awards (including Apple’s App of the Year). Show More Summary
Editor's note: Jeff Jordan is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz and is on the boards of Airbnb, Belly, Fab, Circle, Crowdtilt, Lookout and Pinterest, as well as Wealthfront and Zoosk. The venture industry is awash with talk of the “Series...Show More Summary
Today Chris Dixon, a partner at venture capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz, led a $15 million round in a company called FiftyThree. FiftyThree's most famous app is called Paper. Paper lets people draw out ideas and sketches on their iPads with incredible detail. Show More Summary
"File system as a service" startup Filepicker.io has rebranded as Ink and announced the close of its $1.8 million seed round from Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners.
FiftyThree is the company behind Paper, an iPad app that Apple named 2012 iPad App of the Year. It has raised $15 million deal led by Chris Dixon at Andreessen Horowitz.
Filepicker.io, the Y Combinator-backed "filesystem as a service," is today rebranding itself as "Ink File Picker," a name which, explains CEO Brett van Zuiden, stands for something much larger than the former, more product-focused title. In addition, the company is announcing a $1.8 million seed round of funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners.
App-making startup FiftyThree, just it raised $15 million in a Series A round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz's Chris Dixon. Other investors include Square Co.'s Jack Dorsey, Highline Venture Partners, Thrive Capital, and SV Angles. Show More Summary
By now you’re probably familiar with Paper, a drawing application that has won an Apple Design Award and plenty of attention for its user interface, which has rethought the way basic interactions like pinch-to-zoom or color selection should work on a touchscreen. The app has been featured by Apple in the App Store, on its website,...
FiftyThree, the startup behind the wildly popular drawing app Paper, has closed a Series A round of financing from Andreessen Horowitz, we've learned. The investment was led by Chris Dixon, and could help the company to expand with new products for its iPad fan base.
The company behind one of the best and highest-grossing apps on the App Store landed its first round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz and others to grow its team and expand into new and somewhat unexpected realms.
FiftyThree, the New York-based company behind the popular iPad sketching app Paper, has raised $15 million in a Series A funding round led by Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz. Other investors include Shana Fisher of High Line Venture Partners, Josh Kushner's Thrive Capital, Ron Conway and Jack Dorsey. Show More Summary
Anki is an artificial intelligence and robotics startup that emerged out of stealth mode today and unveiled its first product -- a car racing game called Anki Drive. It also revealed $50 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, and Two Sigma.
Perhaps you blinked and missed the Anki Drive demo at WWDC this morning. Well, guess what, that car racing video game "in real life" is legit, having raised over $50 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Two Sigma to launch in the fall. And it's more than just a car racing game.
Today I am delighted to help unveil the best robotics startup I have ever seen — Anki. Andreessen Horowitz has been the main venture investor in Anki, which has been operating in stealth mode until today, since February 2012. Keeping my mouth shut about this company for 16 months has been one of the hardest…
A new real-time web analytics platform Spinnakr is launching out of its closed beta today, accompanied by a seed round of just under a million from Andreessen Horowitz, 500 Startups, Point Nine Capital, Sand Hill Angels, and others.Show More Summary
It's no secret these days that VCs are getting into data in a meaningful way. Firms can no longer afford to wait for companies, people and trends to come to Sand Hill Road. To start competing for deals, VCs have to be prospecting people, companies and trends well before events like Y Combinator's Demo Day. Show More Summary
Dollar Shave Club, the subscription razor service incubated by Los Angeles-based Science, Inc. (and backed by firms like Venrock, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Andreessen Horowitz), is launching its second line of products today...Show More Summary
Andreessen Horowitz snagged SAP’s famed cloud boss to inject more synergy into its investment operations and boost entrepreneurs’ leadership mojo. Ben Horowitz blogged the news on Thursday. Lars Dalgaard has an impressive resume. SAP brought him on board to head … Continue reading ?
Lyft raked in a huge amount of new funding last week, raising $60 million in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Along with that funding, the company said it would be looking to aggressively expand its peer-to-peer ride service with launches across the country and even globally. The first new market to bear the fruits of that expansion is Boston.
Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have been trying to expand their partnership since the day they opened the doors at Andreessen Horowitz, or as insiders call it, A16Z. (Andreessen and fellow A16Z partners Jeff Jordan and Chris DixonShow More Summary