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 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
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
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
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 […]
Only the Silicon Valley firm's solo deals for GitHub and Tanium outrank its latest investment.
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
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
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, the website known for its humorous top-10 lists, is expanding into feature films.
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...
The profitable company has helped transform the media landscape with its focus on lightweight, easily shareable content like lists, Internet memes and funny photos.
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
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
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
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.
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 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 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.
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