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The Anti-Science and The Anti-Economics Parties

Marc Andreessen delivered a lot of good one liners in this interview with Dan Primack, but my favorite was about the upcoming Presidential election cycle: I’m really struggling between between the anti-science party and the anti-economics party. I’m highly tempted to sit this one out. I don’t know what I’m going to do. Last week […]

The one big advantage of having billion-dollar valuations, according to Marc Andreessen

There’s at least one distinct advantage of startups having a billion dollar-plus valuation, says Marc Andreessen, the famed venture capitalist behind companies like Facebook, Airbnb, and Lyft. “I think where it helps a lot is on recruiting," Andreessen told Fortune's Dan Primack in an interview. Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen says there's a good reason his VC firm doesn't have a single female general partner

Marc Andreessen says there's not a single female general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, the VC firm he cofounded, because his offers to women keep getting turned down. During an interview with Fortune’s Dan Primack, Andreessen saidShow More Summary

INFOGRAPHIC: Here's how much you'd need to tweet to match Marc Andreessen

Sure, we knew that Marc Andreesen tweets a lot, but we were blown away by this nugget in a recent CB Insights post about how venture capitalists build their personal brands. Since joining Twitter a little more than a year ago, Andreesen has cranked out an estimated 784,166 words, or roughly the equivalent of roughly a half-dozen full-length novels. Show More Summary

Annotating Service Genius Wants To Mark Up The Entire Internet

The Andreessen Horowitz-backed company is testing a tool that will let you annotate any page on the web. When Marc Andreessen launched the Netscape web browser back in 1994, he inadvertently laid the foundation for what would later become the lyric annotation platform Rap Genius, and eventually, Genius. Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen: The Secret Weapon of HBO's Silicon Valley

2 weeks agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

HBO’s hit comedy Silicon Valley is set for its season 2 premiere on April 12. Here’s how one of the real Valley’s elite VCs became an integral part of the creative process.

How The Tech Elite Plans To Reinvent Senior Care

Taking a page from Uber and adding a touch of Apple store flair, Marc Andreessen, Ron Johnson and other tech luminaries want to improve in home care for the aging a baby boom set

Crossing the Chasm to Coding: Three Career Backgrounds That Might Help You Convert

Marc Andreessen declared famously in 2011 that "Software is eating the World." With smart phone proliferation, the explosion of cloud services and disruptive innovation running rampant everywhere, his words ring truer today than ever. Show More Summary

History and economics, simplified

3 weeks agoMedia / New Media : Rough Type

Cub economist Marc Andreessen has been thinking again: I understand that data doesn’t explain everything, but in this particular case I would really, really like to see the data that Marc has assembled to back up his argument.

API Economy Sees Increased Venture Capitalists Interest

According to powerful Silicon Valley venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, software is eating the world. And if that’s true, APIs are a big part of the trend. But despite the popularity and importance of APIs to the modern software industry, many investors are still somewhat skeptical about API-centric companies. That, however, could be changing in a big way.

Marc Andreessen: Venture capital is not for everybody, but when it works…

Marc Andreessen thinks venture capital is great for entrepreneurs. That’s no surprise, coming from the entrepreneur who cofounded Netscape, Ning, Opsware — all venture-backed companies — and then went on to cofound Andreessen Horowitz, one of the biggest VC firms in Silicon Valley right now. More to the point, Andreessen thinks VC, while not a […]

5 of Marc Andreessen's Best, No Bullsht Tweets

We sifted through Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen's infinite Twitter stream to bring you some of his best advice for entrepreneurs.

Now That Software's Eaten The World, It's Started To Eat The Company

Marc Andreessen's famous quote has begun to take on a new form, potentially changing the way companies are structured forever

Here's Sheryl Sandberg and Marc Andreessen's plan to make Silicon Valley more diverse

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, the author of Lean In, has been outspoken about tech's miserable diversity numbers. In August, she told USA Today: " I also want to be clear that we are not on the path to get there. In tech, if women are 18% of the graduates, we are not getting to 50% of the jobs. Show More Summary

Why Marc Andreessen and Marc Benioff Are Betting Big on...Buses?

last monthTechnology : The Goods

Uber and Lyft revolutionized car-hailing. The race is on to do the same for mass transit.

Marc Andreessen went on an epic, but flawed, tweetstorm about the sharing economy and income inequality

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen went on a tweetstorm on Wednesday night about how the sharing economy reduces income inequality. It was interesting, but fundamentally flawed. For ease of reading, I've post the whole soliloquy in a series of screenshots. Show More Summary

Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen

It's sleek. It's easy to use. It's designed to give first time, small-scale investors a leg up on Wall Street hotshots. And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join. Robinhood, a zero-commission brokerage app...Show More Summary

Can You Have Robots, Hoverboards, and Secular Stagnation? Andreessen v. Summers

Diane Coyle says you can have either robots, or secular stagnation, but not both. In a somewhat confused tweetstorm, Marc Andreessen says secular stagnation is BS. Larry Summers, who is one of the guys behind the secular stagnation hypothesis, responds. Show More Summary

PandoLIVE is LIVE now with plans to breed unicorns, LSD, and the always hypocritical Gawker Media

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

PandoLIVE is live right now! Join the conversation on Twitter, and listen in now. This week we’re talking about (disclosure: Pando investor) Marc Andreessen’s — and many others’– arguments and plans for why we may not be in a super private...Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen’s plan for fostering more “Unicorn” startups

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The job of a VC is to identify the highest value companies of a generation and invest early and often to support their growth. The prevailing wisdom within the industry has long been that there are but a handful of companies per era that drive the majority of returns. Show More Summary

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