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Andreessen Horowitz VC Chris Dixon: In the next few years, we'll see 10 companies worth a billion dollars in New York

Chris Dixon, a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz, is optimistic about New York's tech scene. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt on Tuesday, Dixon predicted that 10 Silicon Alley companies will be worth $1 billion or more in the coming three to five years. Show More Summary

VC veteran Ben Horowitz reveals how Silicon Valley really thinks about diversity in hiring

Last week at the Milken Institute conference, Ben Horowitz, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, sat down with Re/Code's Kara Swisher. Swisher asked Horowitz about the Kleiner Perkins gender discrimination trial. Much of what Horowitz had to say was brutally honest. Show More Summary

AltSchool, an ex-Googler's startup, just raised $100 million from Mark Zuckerberg and others

Startup AltSchool just raised $100 million in a round led by Founders Fund, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's donor-advised fund, as well as Andreessen Horowitz, the company announced Monday. Additional investors included EmersonShow More Summary

Legendary investor Ben Horowitz on how an ‘accidental’ investment led to a startup now worth $2.8 billion

Ben Horowitz is the cofounder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, one of the most powerful VC firms in Silicon Valley with $4.2 billion in assets. Before becoming a VC, Horowitz was the cofounder and CEO of Opsware, a data center software company acquired by HP for $1.6 billion in 2007. Show More Summary

Economic View: Andreessen Horowitz, Dealmaker to the Stars of Silicon Valley

The venture capital firm operates much like a Hollywood talent agency, and in the process it has the potential to inflate a technology bubble.

Adatao Launches First Big-Data Products After Raising $13M Last Year

Investors in Adatao include Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Bloomberg Beta.

Slack’s Story Justifies Sky-High Tech Valuations, Ben Horowitz Says

Ben Horowitz, the co-founder and managing partner of the venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, thinks one company shows why the valuation of certain tech companies might be fair -- even as they rise exponentially.

Coinbase Expands To The United Kingdom With Wallet, Exchange

About six months after it initially crossed the pond, Coinbase is finally landing in the United Kingdom. Coinbase is the bitcoin wallet and platform backed with more than $100 million from DFJ, NYSE and Andreessen Horowitz and that has attracted north of 2.7 million consumer accounts. Read More

Ben Horowitz on why Andreessen Horowitz has no women general partners

When Ellen Pao lost her discrimination suit last month, it didn’t end concern over the lack of women at the top levels of the venture capital industry. In fact, it turned up the heat.

Andreessen Horowitz Hires Former Facebook Lawyer to Help Its Startups

Andreessen Horowitz hired Facebook's former general counsel to help its portfolio companies better navigate legal gray areas.

Andreessen Horowitz Hires Former Facebook Lawyer to Help Its Startups

From vacation-rental and ride-hailing startups to aerial drones and bitcoin companies, clashes between tech innovators and regulators have exploded in recent years.

Top VC Firm Says Techies Need to Get Along With Government

Andreessen Horowitz is launching a new unit to help tech startups work with, instead of against, the government. The post Top VC Firm Says Techies Need to Get Along With Government appeared first on WIRED.

Ted Ullyot Joins Andreessen Horowitz To Build First Policy Group At A VC Firm

Facebook's former general counsel joins Andreessen Horowitz to build a policy and regulatory affairs group, the first at a VC firm

Marc Andreessen says there's a good reason his VC firm doesn't have a single female general partner

Marc Andreessen says there's not a single female general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, the VC firm he cofounded, because his offers to women keep getting turned down. During an interview with Fortune’s Dan Primack, Andreessen saidShow More Summary

Chris Dixon Is Coming To Disrupt NY To Talk About All The Weird Shit He’s Investing In

Chris Dixon is a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz. Today, we’re pleased to announce that he’ll be joining us at Disrupt NY. This is great news, and let me tell you why. Usually venture capitalists are pretty boring. They generally wear khakis while on the hunt for whatever the next Uber-for-X or Airbnb-for-Y will be. Show More Summary

Guest view: What’s holding technology M&A back?

Though deal-making is near boom-time highs, most of it’s not about making bold bets on the future, says Andreessen Horowitz’s managing partner. Activism plays a role. But as newly public tech firms that are more resistant to external pressure mature, the dynamic will shift.

In Silicon Valley, VCs Create New Inside Track

Venture-capital firms, such as Andreessen Horowitz, are taking advantage of soaring values for tech startups by creating impromptu funds that take a direct stake in a single startup.

There's a feeding frenzy going on as investors crowd into late-stage startups like Pinterest

The Wall Street Journal reports that venture capital firms like FirstMark Capital and Andreessen Horowitz are raising special "impromptu" funds from a few select investors, specifically to invest in late rounds in fast-growing companies with high valuations like Pinterest. Show More Summary

Ten months ago, ex-Microsoft star Steven Sinofsky backed this startup — now it's worth $1.75 billion

Andreessen Horowitz just doubled down on an investment in a security startup called Tanium. The VC powerhouse already plowed $90 million into the company in May 2014, at a valuation of about $900 million, according to PitchBook Data, a company that tracks private equity funding through the documents filed. Show More Summary

Andreessen Horowitz Invests Another $52 Million in Network Start-Up Tanium

The new investment values the start-up at about $1.75 billion, or nearly double the valuation attached to its financing round last summer.

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