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Mixpanel Adds Mobile A/B Testing To Its Analytics Platform

Mixpanel, the analytics startup incubated at Y Combinator and backed by Andreessen Horowitz, is launching a new feature today for mobile developers who want to test out different variations of their app. We’ve written about several startups that are focused on mobile A/B testing, such as Taplytics. Show More Summary

As a16z turns 5, listen to Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz “explain everything”

As venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz turns five years old this summer, its founding members Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have posted a two part podcast proclaiming to “explain everything.” Okay so maybe they don’t touch on...Show More Summary

With New Funding, Adatao Focuses on Bringing Hadoop to the Masses

Recently, news broke that a small startup called Adatao has secured $13 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with investment partners from Lightspeed Ventures and Bloomberg Beta. Marc Andreessen is a board advisor to the company, which is run by CEO Christopher Nguyen, a former director of engineering for Google Apps. Show More Summary

uBiome Raises $4.5M From Angel Investors, Andreessen Horowitz To Crowdsource Microbiome Research

2 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Microbiome is the ecosystem of bacteria that lives within us, which outnumber the number of human cells 10-to-1. Microbes in the microbiome perform functions such as digesting food and synthesizing vitamins and have also been linked to human mood and behavior. Read More

BuzzFeed Is the Apple of Media, and Everyone Else Is Microsoft

Edward R. Murrow’s storied radio broadcasts from the London blitz might seem as distant from today’s animated GIF onslaught as caviar from Cheetos. But Chris Dixon, who led Andreessen Horowitz’s $50 million investment in BuzzFeed, believes the past is littered with examples of novelty in media being mistaken for lack of quality. Murrow himself, Dixon […]

Andreessen Horowitz’s BuzzFeed Deal is One of Firm’s Largest Solo Rounds

Only the Silicon Valley firm's solo deals for GitHub and Tanium outrank its latest investment.

Not content to be the new HuffPo, Buzzfeed raises another $50M to be like VICE too

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Last night, Buzzfeed announced a $50 million round from Andreessen Horowitz at an $850 million valuation. [Disclosure: Andressen Horowitz partners Marc Andreessen, Chris Dixon, and Jeff Jordan are personal investors in Pando]  In the...Show More Summary

Here’s What BuzzFeed’s New Investors Really Think About Media

3 weeks agoTechnology : Valleywag

Last night Andreessen Horowitz, the same venture capital firm that invested in Facebook and Twitter, announced a $50 million investment in BuzzFeed that presumes the value of the company to be $850 million. General partner Chris Dixon...Show More Summary

Content Distributed

by Matt Buchanan Near the end of Mike Isaac's boldly headlined piece on the fifty million dollars that BuzzFeed has raised from the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and what it plans to do with it, he notes: And the future of BuzzFeed may not even be on BuzzFeed.com. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed plans feature films, gets $50 million from Andreessen Horowitz

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

BuzzFeed, the website known for its humorous top-10 lists, is expanding into feature films.

BuzzFeed Is $50 Million Richer

BuzzFeed, an air-conditioned content factory headquartered in New York City, is quite a bit richer today, thanks to a $50 million investment from the powerful Silicon Valley venture capital outfit Andreessen Horowitz. The news was announced in a lengthy write-up in today’s New York Times Business section: Read more...

BuzzFeed Raises $50 Million From Andreessen Horowitz

The profitable company has helped transform the media landscape with its focus on lightweight, easily shareable content like lists, Internet memes and funny photos.

BuzzFeed Reportedly Worth $850M After $50M Investment From Andreessen Horowitz

What happens when new media stops being new? Over 150 million people visit BuzzFeed every month to scroll through lists, complete quizzes, write comments, and, increasingly, to read thoughtful, zeitgeisty, and well-reported journalism. Show More Summary

Can a billion-dollar media entity be run like a startup? BuzzFeed gets $50M to find out

3 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

BuzzFeed has closed a new financing round led by Andreessen Horowitz that values the company at close to a billion dollars. But can founder Jonah Peretti make BuzzFeed a globe-spanning media entity without losing the new-media DNA that...Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen: Watergate coverage helped bring about ‘collapse in trust of print news’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. (AP Photo) On Sunday, Marc Andreessen talked about press coverage of Watergate on his rollicking Twitter feed. Andreessen is a partner in the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, which has invested...Show More Summary

Buzzfeed to launch movie studio

Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is investing $50 million in BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment website known for producing advertising-sponsored "listicles" that go viral.

Marc Andreessen: Watergate coverage helped bring about ‘collapse in trust of print news’

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

On Sunday, Marc Andreessen talked about press coverage of Watergate on his rollicking Twitter feed. Andreesen is a partner in the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, which has invested $50 million in BuzzFeed. 1/Something I believe...Show More Summary

BuzzFeed Has Big Plans

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

BuzzFeed just closed a $50 million investment from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, so you know what that means — big plans! This is because you can’t get that much money from an investor and reply, “Right, well, thanks forShow More Summary

BuzzFeed gets $50M investment

BuzzFeed Inc., the website that has branched out from lists and quizzes to international news coverage, got a $50 million investment from venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. The deal values... To view the full story, click the title link.

Social Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Scores Investment | Facebook Messenger

Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Andreessen Horowitz Announces $50 Million Investment In BuzzFeed (Business Insider) Andreessen Horowitz has announced a $50 million investment in BuzzFeed. The news puts BuzzFeed’s valuation at $850 million, The New York Times’ Mike Isaac reports. Show More Summary

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