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GitHub Raises $250M Series B Round To Take Risks

GitHub, the software development collaboration and version control service based on the popular open source Git tool, today announced that it has raised a $250 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital and Institutional Venture Partners also participated in this round. Read More

GitHub confirms that it has raised $250M, led by Sequoia Capital

Source code repository software company GitHub has raised a $250 million series B funding round, with top-tier venture capital firm Sequoia Capital leading the round. Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, and Institutional Venture Partners also participated in the round. Show More Summary

Chelsea startup Quirky to lay off more than 100 employees as funding dries up

Quirky, the Silicon Alley invention company whose blue-chip backers include General Electric and Andreessen Horowitz, will lay off 109 employees from its West 28th Street headquarters and another two... To view the full story, click the title link.

Amazon takes aim at startups with a new marketplace called Launchpad

Amazon is launching a new marketplace specifically geared at startups, called Launchpad. The Everything Store is partnering with Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, and Indiegogo to source and vet startups for its new site. Each startup will get a product page where it can upload a product video and information about the startup. Startups on Launchpad will also be able to […]

Cazena Raises $20M Series B For Its Enterprise Big Data-As-A-Service Platform

Cazena, a new platform that wants to make it easier for enterprises to process their data, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B round led by Formation 8. Other participants include Andreessen Horowitz and North Bridge Venture Partners, who both also participated in the company’s $8 million series A round last October. Read More

Glide: A Great Blueprint for Social Change

GLIDE hosted a talk in June 2014 with Ben Horowitz and Lars Dalgaard where the two giants from Andreessen Horowitz discussed Horowitz's best-selling book The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers and explored the intersection of tech and community. Show More Summary

Andreessen Backs OkCupid Founders’ Security Firm

Venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz said it invested $10.8 million in Keybase, an encryption startup created by the cofounders of dating site OkCupid.

OKCupid Founders Get $10.8M To Build A Kinder, Gentler Public Key Encryption Tool

What do you for an encore after you founded and sold OKCupid? Well you tackle public-key encryption, of course. Keybase was the result, and the company announced a $10.8 million Series A investment today led by Andreessen Horowitz. While...Show More Summary

Deal Professor: A Venture Capital Giant Says: Bubble? What Bubble?

Andreessen Horowitz says there is cause for concern at the rapid increase in tech start-ups with high values, but the recent exuberance in Silicon Valley differs from that of the dot-com era.

3D printing marketplace Shapeways raises $30 million from investors including Andreessen Horowitz

3D printing marketplace Shapeways announced on Tuesday that it had raised $30 million in funding from investors including Andreesen Horowitz, Lux Capital, INKEF Capital, and tech giant Hewlett-Packard. Shapeways CEO and co-founder Peter...Show More Summary

A look inside the insanely successful life of Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen is best known for co-founding internet browser Netscape and later launching Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley's most famous venture capital firms. Today, a16z has $4.2 billion under management. Andreessen was...Show More Summary

Gaming Studio Radiant Entertainment Raises $4.5 Million to Build PC Games

Andreessen Horowitz and others are backing Radiant Entertainment, a new PC games studio created by the founders of one of the world’s longest running e-sports tournaments.

Gaming Studio Radiant Entertainment Raises $4.5 Million to Build PC Games

Andreessen Horowitz has backed few gaming startups, and this is London Venture Partners’ first bet on a U.S. startup

Teespring Eliminates 70 Jobs In Providence As Company Restructures

Teespring, the custom apparel startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures and others, has laid off 70 employees from its Providence, Rhode Island-based location, TechCrunch learned and Teespring confirms. The move, which impacts...Show More Summary

Envoy Lands $15M From Andreessen Horowitz To Digitize The Office

Envoy, the startup behind an iPad app designed “to kill the lobby sign-in book” — as we reported last year when it landed $1.5 million — is perhaps not one that you’d associate with such fundraising. But the San Francisco-based company has indeed landed $15 million, which was provided by bit-hitting investment firm Andreessen Horowitz (A16z). Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Shows How to Avoid the Worst Death by PowerPoint

Of all the many bad raps against PowerPoint—TMI (Too Much Information), MEGO (My Eyes Glaze Over),Data Dump,Show up and Throw Up,and“Just mail me the deck!”—the worst is The Laundry List, in which the slides in a presentation have all the continuity of a deck of cards shuffled by a Las [...]

Envoy picks up $15M from Andreessen Horowitz for rapidly growing reception desk app

Envoy, a company that provides an iPad-based sign-in system for office reception desks, has raised $15 million from a single funder: Andreessen Horowitz. Office reception desks might seem like a dry topic for a startup, but Envoy has seen enviable uptake among hot Silicon Valley companies — and well beyond. Customers include Airbnb (its first customer), Pandora, Heroku, […]

There is no bubble because 'it's different this time'

Benedict Evans, the respected tech analyst at the big Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, just published a fascinating dissection of the current state of tech investing which concludes that tech is not in a bubble...Show More Summary

Hair-Raising Fund Raise: Andreessen Horowitz Leads $10 Million Round Into Mayvenn

Human hair extensions are getting a helping hand from the same $4 billion venture capital firm famous for funding such Silicon Valley startups as Skype, Facebook and Twitter. On Friday, Mayvenn, an online seller of (yes) hair extensions, announced it had raised a $10 million series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz.

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