Or was it Twitter itself? Salesforce? Google? Neoliberalism? A16Z? An act of god? Read more...
The Twittersphere was just a little bit quieter this morning after Marc Andreessen, father of the Tweetstorm, vacated the platform last night. While there’s no clear answer from him or others as to why he decided to take a break, Andreessen is not the first popular Silicon Valley figure to abruptly leave the service. Show More Summary
Its hump day! Make the best of it with our morning train reads: • Silicon Valley’s Secrets Are Hiding in Marc Andreessen’s Library (Wired) see also Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist (The Verge) • Marijuana legalization...Show More Summary
What does the history of Hollywood have to do with Uber? A lot, as it turns out. The post Silicon Valley’s Secrets Are Hiding in Marc Andreessen’s Library appeared first on WIRED.
Silicon Valley's favorite mantra is useful, but only in the right circumstances.
Silicon Valley legend Jim Clark made it big when Netscape, the web browser company he founded with Marc Andreessen, went public in 1995. The IPO made Clark a very rich man, with a net worth that is now estimated to be as much as $1.9...Show More Summary
What do Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, and Naval Ravikant look like as emojis? For the launch of MovieLaLa‘s emoji marketplace MojiLala, the startup made a set inspired by tech’s best known venture capitalists. The list could have included more of the great female and minority VCs like Mary Meeker, Charles Hudson, and Aileen Lee. Show More Summary
At Bloomberg’s recent technology confab in San Francisco, Marc Andreessen offered a vision for entrepreneurship, defining it as the ability to see how the world potentially could be, then inventing what is needed to change it. Herein...Show More Summary
New York-based startup Codecademy just raised $30 million to help anybody learn to code, for free.
VCs Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have updated their investing philosophy to the idea that "Software programs the world."
When the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz annou […]
Marc Andreessen, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz, a VC firm that is a major investor in Zenefits, tweeted on Friday that his company never had any intention of suing Zenefits. Just hours ago on Thursday evening, Zenefits' current CEO,...Show More Summary
The top VC shares his favorite books via Twitter.
SAN FRANCISCO—At a conference this week, Marc Andreessen spoke for many across the tech industry when asked why he isn’t supporting Donald Trump. “Is that a serious question?” he deadpanned, to ripples of audience laughter at the Bloomberg...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO—At the Bloomberg Technology Conference Tuesday, Marc Andreessen shrugged off talk of a Silicon Valley downturn, stressing that “good companies are getting funded, good products are doing very well, and markets are muchShow More Summary
The co-founder of VC firm Andreessen Horowitz says the M&A and IPO market will surge in the coming months.
When Bloomberg's Emily Chang asked all-star investor Marc Andreessen in an onstage interview why he was voting for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the US presidential election, he paused, and then answered with a question. "Is that...Show More Summary
Marc Andreessen, cofounder of the high-profile venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, Facebook board member, and legendary tech investor, thinks that Microsoft's $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn is just the tip of the iceberg. In...Show More Summary
As the champions of "software is eating the world", Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz announced Friday that it has closed its latest fund: a whopping $1.5 billion. Founded in 2009 by VCs Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, the venture firm has now grown to more than 125 people. Show More Summary
Marc Andreessen penned his famous “Why Software Is Eating the World” essay five years ago. Today, the idea that “every company needs to become a software company” is considered almost a cliché. But while the inclination to not be “disrupted” by startups or competitors is useful, it’s also not exactly practical. Read More