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Legendary Investor Ben Horowitz On How To Handle Raises And Demotions

Ben Horowitz, the co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, is one of the most experienced tech leaders in Silicon Valley. He played a major role in creating Netscape in the 90s, and was the CEO of Opsware, a company that was later sold to HP for $1.6 billion in 2003. Show More Summary

Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP

We invited some local tech founders over to our office Wednesday night to meet Scott Kupor Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. We have been close with Scott since before he joined Andreessen Horowitz. We thought this would be a good...

Soylent, the startup that wants to disrupt food, goes vegan

Soylent, the Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator-backed experiment to replace delicious food with a blend of powders and extracts, today expanded its horizons with the release of a new formula: Soylent version 1.2. Going forward, Soylent will be vegan. The company details that it will stop selling its product with fish oil, because “animal-based products are inherently […]

BENEDICT EVANS: 'Mobile Is Eating the World'

Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans is a mobile expert. He analyzes what mobile means for future tech businesses, giving out quick insights and figuring out what the next big thing will be. Evans is excellent at crunching numbers and visually displaying what that data means in a meaningful way that makes sense. Show More Summary

UBeam Investors Plug In $10 Million to Get Rid of Device Chargers

Investors including Upfront Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Ludlow Ventures and Mark Cuban are backing a company that started as student project.

Scratch "software is eating the world."

3 weeks agoTechnology : Valleywag

Scratch "software is eating the world." From the mouth of babes, Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans pulled a new pronouncement: "mobile is eating the world" while "technology" eats all our time and attention. Read more...

Capriza Raises $27 Million to Bring Unwieldy Business Apps to Mobile

The Series C round comes from current investors Andreessen Horowitz and Charles River Ventures and new investors Tenaya Capital, Harmony Partners and Allen & Co.

Marc Andreessen Says This Harvard Report Holds The Key To Solving The Gender Pay Gap

Famed Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen spoke earlier today at WSJD Live. At the end of his sessions, someone from the audience asked him how his firm, Andreessen Horowitz, is working to fix some of the gender inequality issues in the technology industry — specifically the pay gap. Show More Summary

Never Mind Software – Mobile is Eating the World

It has been three years since Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, wrote his influential essay, "Why Software is Eating the World."

Never Mind Software – Mobile is Eating the World

It has been three years since Marc Andreessen, co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, wrote his influential essay, "Why Software is Eating the World."

BuzzFeed Acquires Startup Torando Labs To Create Its First Data Engineering Team

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

BuzzFeed is announcing its first acquisition since it raised a $50 million round from Andreessen Horowitz over the summer — it’s buying Torando Labs, and the Torando team will form the online publisher’s first data engineering unit. While best-known for its love of GIFs and quizzes, BuzzFeed is also a famously data-savvy company — see, for example, this profile of… Read More

Headline News from - October 21, 2014

On the Web: a16z Podcast: The (Definite) Optimism of Peter Thiel - Andreessen Horowitz - A great interview of Peter Thiel by Marc Andreessen! Shopping With Apple Pay: Seamless in Stores but Quirky Online - New York Times - "So Apple Pay seems to be halfway there. Show More Summary

Here's Everything We Know About Magic Leap, The Crazy-Sounding Startup Google Might Invest Hundreds Of Millions In

Google and other major investors like Andreessen Horowitz could be on the brink of making a major $500 million investment in a "cinematic reality" startup called Magic Leap, sources tell Re/code's Liz Gannes and Peter Kafka.  Magic Leap...Show More Summary

The Next Major Computing Platform We'll All Be Using Will Make Smart Phones Seem Trivial

What's the next big platform or medium after smart phones? Chris Dixon, a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz believes its going to be virtual reality. On his blog he recently linked to a story in the California Sunday Magazine by Carina Chocano. Show More Summary

Andreessen Horowitz Backs Expansion Plans for Hot Tech Site Product Hunt

Product Hunt, a site for new technology products that quickly has become a grassroots sensation in Silicon Valley, plans to take its formula beyond tech and into culture and entertainment.

Andreessen Horowitz Backs Expansion Plans For Hot Tech Site Product Hunt

The site quickly caught on in the tech community as a sort of Reddit or Hacker News for new tech products, with the growing community of users submitting and upvoting products.

Flush with fresh funding, Product Hunt will soon let you follow other users

Product Hunt, the community based around finding the best new products, has announced today that it’s rolling out a number of new features as well as having raised $6.1 Million in funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz. The service will soon let its users follow each other and get notifications when someone they respect posts a new product to the site. Show More Summary

Tech community Product Hunt’s new $6.1M could be a gift, or spoil the experience

Because being the darling of Silicon Valley wasn’t enough, Product Hunt has also raised a new $6.1 million from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, Alexis Ohanian, and Product Hunt’s existing investors. Product Hunt is an online leaderboard and community focused around tech products. It was created late last fall by Ryan Hoover with the help of Nathan […]

Reddit Raises $50 Million in Funding, Promises To Share 10% With Its Users by @mattsouthern

Reddit announced this week that they have just closed a $50 million round of outside funding lead by investor Sam Altman, with participation from Alfred Lin of Sequoia Capital and Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz. It’s interesting...Show More Summary

Top Investor Explains Why VCs Throw Tons Of Money At 'Reckless Founders At Out-Of-Control Startups'

Netscape cofounder and Andreessen Horowitz partner Marc Andreessen sounded the alarm in the tech world on Thursday. He explained on Twitter that too many startups are burning dangerous amounts of cash and that many of them will "vaporize" when the market turns. Show More Summary

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