Could a former Android modification end up becoming a dominant mobile platform? Cyanogen, maker of the replacement Android OS CyanogenMod, announced today that it has raised an additional $23 million led by Andreessen Horowitz to do just that. The news …
CyanogenMod just closed a $23 million Series B round to further its plans to become the next big mobile operating system. The round, led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, comes just four months after the two led a $7 million Series A round in CyanogenMod. Show More Summary
CyanogenMod, which is leveraging Android to create a new smartphone platform in what is now a two horse race, just picked up $23 million in new funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. The round comes just months after picking up $7 million in a round led by Benchmark Capital. Show More Summary
The company expects to hire about 70 more people in the next several months to boost its engineering and design ranks.
Google better watch out. A brand new mobile operating system-maker just took big investment from some serious investors. Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, Chinese Internet company Tencent, and existing investors are putting another $23 million into a startup called Cyanogen. Show More Summary
Cyanogen Inc. has raised $22 million in Series B funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz, and plans to expand considerably in the coming months.
Walker met Nas through Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz, which announced a $15 million investment last year in Rap Genius, a company that also counts Nas among its investors. In Walker's opinion, the rapper was attracted to the idea of his company for similar reasons.
As 2013 winds down, we asked several venture capital investors to reflect on the past year and give us their outlook for 2014. Next up in our series is Scott Kupor, partner and chief operating officer, Andreessen Horowitz.
Crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt wasn't looking to raise another round, but when their Series A lead investor Andreessen Horowitz offered to lead their B round, the team decided it would make sense given their forthcoming plans. Today, the company is announcing another $23 million in new funding, which also includes participation from SV Angel, Sean Parker, and others.
The boons keep coming for the Oculus Rift VR headset. Another $75 million USD has been pledged to the project by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, which sees the total funding for the device exceed $100 million USD. More » ...
The startup has raised $23 million from Andreessen Horowitz to expand its vision and platform for crowd funding around the world, making the technology more accessible to a larger group of people.
Oculus VR received $75 million in funding from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, led by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen. Oculus VR previously secured $16 million in its first round of funding in June. The company's Oculus Rift...Show More Summary
Virtual reality headset makers Oculus Rift have secured $75 million in funding, led by investment firm Andreessen Horowitz, making this the largest funding for videogame tech ever. For the handing over of this massive pile of dough, Mark Andressen will join the board at Oculus. Show More Summary
Oculus VR, creators of the Rift virtual reality (VR) goggles, closed on a $75 million round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz to bring its product to mainstream consumers, according to Venturebeat. Spark Capital, Matrix Partners and Formation|8 also participated, and Oculus VR previously raised more than $2.4 million […]
The company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $75 million in its second round of funding, which will help the company finalize its platform before it's released to consumers. Andreessen Horowitz leads the Series B round. Show More Summary
Oculus VR will have a very merry Christmas indeed after it raised $75 million to help complete the consumer version of the Rift headset. Venture capital backer Andreessen Horowitz stumped the majority of the cash. Co-founder Marc Andreessen,...Show More Summary
Virtual reality goggle maker has raised a massive round of $75 million from Netscape founder Marc Andreessen’s Andreessen Horowitz venture capital firm to create a consumer version of its product.…
Some of the biggest names in Bitcoin today joined Coinbase as part of a $25 million Series B fundraising round to help the company scale its growth: Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon and Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson will join the board. Show More Summary
Things just got very interesting in the bitcoin space. Andreessen Horowitz, never a firm to shy away from large bets, just invested $25MM into Coinbase. It looks like other current investors including Union Square Ventures and Ribbit Capital were also a part of the Series B raise. The story from AllThingsD: “If you’re a bitcoin […]
Coinbase, a start-up that helps both consumers and businesses conduct Bitcoin transactions, has raised $25 million from the venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz and other investors. This represents the largest venture capital investment in a Bitcoin start-up to date. Read more at … Continue reading ?