Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has invested in some of today's most talked-about startups, including Slack, Buzzfeed, and Instacart. Andreessen Horowitz has its finger on the pulse of what's happening in tech. Over on the firm's website, its investors have shared 16 trends and themes they're excited about this year. Show More Summary
Today, Andreessen Horowitz gives us “16 things”, an excellent batch of advice for startups and entrepreneurs. Ayende @ Rahien has been giving us a low-level performance series based on the work of the RavenDB team. Lastly, LinkedIn open sources a new distributed document store called Espresso. As always, enjoy today’s items, and please participate in […]
Ringly is getting attention, funding, and partners by creating wearables that aren't ugly.
The blue-chip VC firm has compiled a list, sometimes surprising, of the tech trends it thinks are most important today.
Smart jewelry start-up Ringly has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. New investors to the party included High Line Ventures and Silas Capital. Earlier investors, who took part in Ringly’s $1 million … Continue reading ?
Stack Exchange started with one discussion forum/community aimed at programmers and developers and has become a network of more than 130 sites that gets 300 million unique visitors a year, and…
Ringly, the maker of a line of smart jewelry for women including a high-tech ring that buzzes and lights up when you receive a phone call or text, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, the company announced this morning. Show More Summary
Ringly, which makes a line of connected rings, has raised $5.1M in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Highline Ventures and Silas Capital. The funds will help…
Ringly, a New York-based startup that creates an 18k-gold plated ring that connects to smartphones, has raised $5.1 million in a Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Highline Ventures, Silas Capital, First Round Capital, Social+Capital, Mesa+, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, and PCH also contributed to the round. Show More Summary
In line with an earlier scoop we had, Coinbase announced that it has raised a serious $75 million growth round led by DFJ. Other participants include USAA Bank and NYSE, while existing investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square...Show More Summary
Today Stack Exchange is pleased to announce that we have raised $40 million, mostly from Andreessen Horowitz. Everybody wants to know what we’re going to do with all that money. First of all, of course we’re going to gold-plate the Aeron chairs in the office. Show More Summary
On the heels of backing the likes of BuzzFeed and Genius, Andreessen Horowitz is putting more money into digital content, this time with a technical and B2B angle. The VC is leading a $40 million round of investment in Stack Exchange,...Show More Summary
Starting and running a successful business is less about your brains and more about your guts, says a top VC. Ben Horowitz is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, one of the highest-performing venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. He's also the author of a best-selling book about his entrepreneurship days, called The Hard Thing About Hard Things. Show More Summary
Distelli, a startup that wants to simplify code deployment on servers by offering it as a cloud service, announced $2.8M in Series A funding today. Andreessen Horowitz led the round and general partner Scott Weiss (who founded Hotmail) will join the Distelli Board of Directors as part of the deal. Show More Summary
Skydio came out of stealth today with plans to build a smarter navigation system for drones, plus a $3 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz and Accel Partners. Unlike most navigation systems that require…
Skydio has also closed a $3 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz.
I’m excited to announce today that Andreessen Horowitz is leading a $3M financing of Skydio, a startup developing artificial intelligence systems for drones. The Skydio team is awesomely qualified. They worked on drone vision systems at MIT and then co-founded a drone project at Google[x] called Project Wing. […]
Benedict Evans, an analyst for venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, compared the first iPhone to the first modern battleship, the HMS Dreadnought in an interesting blog post on Wednesday. The first iPhone, which came out in 2007, and the Dreadnought, which came out in 1906, were remarkably similar, Evans says. Show More Summary
Soylent has raised $20 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Lerer Ventures, and other venture capitalists to keep up with demand for its meal-replacing nutritional shakes. The funding, which is thought to have been raised at a valuation...Show More Summary
Soylent, maker of the icky-tasting meal-replacement paste of the same name, has raised a fresh $20 million in funding today. The news was first announced by Andreessen Horowitz partner Chris Dixon, as his firm led the round of funding. Soylent is a shake/paste (depending on your definition) that is intended to replace the need for […]