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Venture capitalist says 2017 looks bright for tech startup market

After a tough slog through 2016, tech startups (at least the good ones) have reason to be optimistic about the year ahead, says Scott Kupor, managing partner of Andreessen Horowitz.

Andreessen Horowitz Partner Talks Autonomous Vehicles (Video)

A partner at Andreessen Horowitz by the name of Frank Chen recently gave an interesting presentation on autonomous vehicles at the a16z Summit that seems worth reposting here Andreessen Horowitz Partner Talks Autonomous Vehicles (Video)...Show More Summary

A 27-year-old raised $10 million from venture capitalists for an unusual hedge fund

A 27-year-old has raised $10 million for an unusual hedge fund — with the support of venture capitalists like Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. The 27-year-old in question is Olaf Carlson-Wee, and he's launching a strategy...Show More Summary

New Data On Tech IPOs Points To More Action In 2017 And A Banner Year For Andreessen Horowitz

After 2016 saw tech IPOs slow to a trickle and non-tech companies like Walmart gobble up leading tech players, new data from CB Insights points to a busier 2017 that could prove a busy one for venture firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Open-source P2P marketplace OpenBazaar raises new $3M seed round

OB1, the development company behind open-source P2P marketplace OpenBazaar, has raised $3 million in a new seed round backed by BlueYard, Union Square Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz. Launched in April this year, OpenBazaar provides...Show More Summary

Improbable teams with Google, opens SpatialOS alpha for virtual world development

Improbable, the London startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz that has been developing a platform for third parties to build virtual and simulated worlds, is today launching the alpha of its first product, SpatialOS. And with it, Improbable...Show More Summary

Cryptocurrency fund Polychain Capital raises $10M from Andreessen Horowitz & Union Square

New cryptocurrency focused hedge fund Polychain Capital has raised $10 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. Run by former Coinbase employee Olaf Carlson-Wee, the fund has been set up to allow investors...Show More Summary

Andreessen Horowitz And Union Square Ventures Invest $10 Million In New Digital Assets Hedge Fund

The investment into Polychain Capital signals the view of players in the bitcoin and blockchain industry that multiple digital assets will flourish in the future and potentially disrupt the likes of Facebook, Twitter and other netwo...

PatientPing Lands $31.6M to Expand National Care Coordination Network

Boston-based healthcare IT company PatientPing has raised $31.6 million from Andreessen Horowitz (Menlo Park) and Leerink Transformation Partners (Boston) to accelerate growth of its national care coordination network nationally. Additionally,...Show More Summary

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

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

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

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

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

2 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

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

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