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From Unorganized Retail To Controlled Fulfillment - How Indian E-Commerce Is Evolving

Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, co-founders of Indian marketplace Snapdeal, recently sat down with the team from venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz to discuss the e-commerce scene in their country.

An ex-Goldman banker wants to back Europe's first $100 billion tech firm

Meet Andre de Haes; a 28-year-old with what must be one of the most impressive CVs on the planet. Oxford, MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Goldman, J.P. Morgan, The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey & Company, Andreessen Horowitz, and Index Ventures can all be found littered across de Haes' CV. Show More Summary

Chris Dixon on competing with Internet giants for budding AI and VR talent

VC Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz thinks it’s a lot harder to predict financial cycles than it is to see a new computing platform coming down the pike. As he noted in a recent post, new cycles tend to begin every 10 to 15 years; assuming the 2007 introduction of the iPhone kicked off the last wave, we’re fast heading toward the Next New Thing. Show More Summary

Notorious Hacker Gets $3.1M Funding To Develop Self-Driving Technology

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is banking on 26-year-old hacker George Hotz to take on the giants of the auto industry in the race to develop autonomous driving technology. The VC firm showed its commitment to, Hotz’s autonomous driving startup, by plunking down $3.1 million for the company. Show More Summary

Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Company Dispatch Drives $2M in Seed Funding

Dispatch wants its autonomous vehicles to make on-demand delivery available to the masses. The company announced on Wednesday it has grabbed $2 million in seed financing led by Andreessen Horowitz. This is the second investment Andreessen Horowitz partner Chris Dixonmade this week in autonomous vehicles, following the investment in he announced Sunday. “I’m really […]

The first person to hack the iPhone is working on self-driving cars — and he just raised money from a big investor

Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has led a $3.1 million (£2.1 million) funding round in, a self-driving car company founded by legendary hacker George Hotz. Andreessen Horowitz general partner Chris Dixon published a blog post explaining why his fund invested in the company. Show More Summary

Fintech startup Swanest raises $10 Million to offer investing advice

London-based fintech startup Swanest has raised $10 million in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, according to TechCrunch. The company is a digital investment assistant that takes the most frequently asked questions investors must...Show More Summary raises $9.2 million to bring financial services where banks don’t go

San Francisco-based Branch International, or, raised $9.2 million to bring digital financial services to mobile phone users in Sub-Saharan Africa. Andreessen Horowitz led the Series A round. Branch’s free-to-download Android app is a kind of “branchless bank for the next generation,” says founder and CEO Matt Flannery. Read More

Everything's FINE

“The venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz held its annual guest-list-only party Saturday night at Bob’s Steak and Chop House with generous pours of wine; a pair of haiku writers hired to bang out on-demand poems on Royal typewriters; and Go Cubes, the chewable coffee created by startup Nootrobox. At a party hosted by Founders Fund, […]

George Hotz Hacked Together A Self-Driving Car In Just A Few Months. Here's How He's Turning It Into A Real Business

In George Hotz's fight to take on Tesla and Google in self-driving cars, his company is getting money from big name venture capitalist firms like Andreessen Horowitz.

Andreessen Horowitz Names Nicira And VMware Veteran Martin Casado Its Ninth General Partner

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Andreessen Horowitz has named Nicira cofounder and VMware executive Martin Casado as its ninth general partner. He tells FORBES where he plans to invest.

Nicira Co-Founder Martin Casado Joins Andreessen Horowitz as General Partner

Martin Casado, a co-founder of network virtualization platform Nicira Inc., is joining Andreessen Horowitz as a general partner to invest in enterprise software.

Nicira Co-Founder Martin Casado Joins Andreessen Horowitz as General Partner

Martin Casado, general manager and senior vice president at VMware Andreessen Horowitz Martin Casado, a co-founder of network virtualization platform., is joining Andreessen Horowitz as a general partner to invest in enterprise software. Formed in 2007, Nicira raised more than $41 million from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners and New […]

VMware exec Martìn Casado joins Andreessen Horowitz following Nicira acquisition

Andreessen Horowitz is announcing today that it has hired Martìn Casado — cofounder and chief executive of hot software-defined networking (SDN) startup Nicira, which was acquired by VMware for $1.26 billion in 2012 — as a general partner of the prominent venture capital firm. Andreessen Horowitz backed Nicira when it was still a secretive startup. […]

Is Marc Andreessen ever coming back to social media?

3 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Is Marc Andreessen ever coming back to Twitter? During his relatively short Twitter career, Andreessen Horowitz co-founder (and Pando investor) Marc Andreessen became renowned for his “tweet storms”: Multi-tweet tirades about Stagnation Theory the State of Bitcoin and… uh... Show More Summary

Andreessen Horowitz Sells Some Lyft Shares to Prince Al-Waleed

Two of the most prominent investors in ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. quietly sold $148 million in shares of the company in recent weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.

Marc Andreessen Unwittingly Likens Facebook Free Basics To Colonialism, Kicks Up India Twitter Storm

Marc Andreessen, cofounder of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and board member of Facebook (Image: Wkipedia) Facebook board member and Silicon Valley luminary Marc Andreessen kicked up an internet storm and offended many Indians when he lashed out at Facebook Free Basics opponents with his tweet, “Anti-colonialism has been [...]

Going Against the Flow: Lynn Vojvodich, CMO of Salesforce

Lynn Vojvodich is the CMO of Salesforce. Previously, she was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where she worked with portfolio companies on their go-to-market strategy and with Forbes Global 2000 CIOs and CMOs on their innovation agenda. Show More Summary

The virtualization of drug discovery is not the actualization of drug discovery

Automation in biology and drug development can design, execute, explore and analyze, but can it ask the right questions? From Forbes comes this piece about VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and former Stanford biology/computer science professor...Show More Summary

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