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Facebook's Marc Andreessen: Jeff Sessions 'Clinically Insane' for Supporting US Workers over 'Masters of the Universe'

Do not dare challenge the Masters of the Universe, the Party of Davos, or the Permanent Political Class with facts. After Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), in a thunderous Wednesday speech on the Senate floor, denounced Facebook co-founderShow More Summary

Buy Or Borrow? With Amazon's Entry, eBooks Subscription Services Are Hot

By Thad McIlroy: How to Succeed in Business by Bundling - and Unbundling is a thought-provoking interview with Marc Andreessen and Jim Barksdale online at the Harvard Business Review. Marc Andreessen was the co-founder of Netscape. Jim...Show More Summary

LISTEN: It's Andreessen Horowitz's 5th birthday and software is still hungry (for more world!)

Marc Andreessen isn't tired of reminding people that "software is eating the world." As his high profile venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz turns five years old, he appeared with cofounder Ben Horowitz on the company's a16z podcast...Show More Summary

Why complexity is enterprise’s biggest debt

Jean-­Pierre Pequito is a product designer at Cupenya. As internet pioneer-­turned-­VC Marc Andreessen famously pointed out, “software is eating the world,” and it is becoming inevitable that enterprises today are deeply interconnected with software. Show More Summary

Why Top Tech CEOs Want Employees With Liberal Arts Degrees

As colleges across the country begin revving back up, you might want to reconsider your major. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen once said that the average English degree holder is fated to become a shoe salesman, hawking wares to former classmates who were lucky enough to have majored in math. Show More Summary

As a16z turns 5, listen to Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz “explain everything”

2 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

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

With New Funding, Adatao Focuses on Bringing Hadoop to the Masses

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

Thunderstorm App Frees You From Twitter’s 140-Character Limits

Twitter’s 140-character limit has a special place in the hearts of Twitter users everywhere, except for the likes of Marc Andreessen. The Silicon Valley entrepreneur has a style of tweeting in long strings of texts typically reserved...Show More Summary

If only we could all fail as spectacularly as Stewart Butterfield

Marc Andreessen (a Pando investor) just tweeted this chart of Slack’s “viral” growth. So, let’s acknowledge that there’s a lot of data missing from this. Like churn rate, for one. Still, for an enterprise app, that’s impressive. And it’s more impressive given the backstory of Slack. Show More Summary

Reblogging A Old Post: The Word Bubble

I wrote this in 2011. I think it’s as true today as it was then. It’s interesting that Marc Andreessen, in the video I posted over the weekend, also links the word Bubble in his mind to the Internet bubble that we all lived through. I guess for a certain cohort of investors, that is […]

Not content to be the new HuffPo, Buzzfeed raises another $50M to be like VICE too

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

Marc Andreessen: Watergate coverage helped bring about ‘collapse in trust of print news’

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

Marc Andreessen: Watergate coverage helped bring about ‘collapse in trust of print news’

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

Video Of The Week: Marc Andreessen at Stanford Business School

I watched this interview recently and really liked it. It’s long, around 50mins, but it’s good.

Here's Marc Andreessen's Number One Piece Of Advice For Any Company Looking For Funding

On Twitter, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen was asked for the "most important tip" for any startup looking to get funding from his firm, Andreessen Horowitz.  His advice comes via Steve Martin, and it's perfect: @HilzFuld Read Steve Martin's book "Born Standing Up". Show More Summary

A Twitter interview with Marc Andreessen on startups, wearables, and his next offices

Guest Post: Well, the man sure lived up to his name, and I don’t know about you, but I sure learned a lot. Thanks, Marc.

This Guy Just Burned Marc Andreessen into the Next Millennium

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

One very real risk associated with never shutting he fuck up on Twitter is that you set yourself up to be humiliated on the global stage. It finally happened to the man who deserves it above all. Read more...

Strong AI: Employment Impact Doesn't Depend on "How" Computers Think

There was a fun Twitter convo about strong AI between Patrick Collison and Marc Andreessen. I also love speculating about this topic but before I engage in that I want to point out that from an employment perspective this is a red herring. Show More Summary

Marc Andreessen takes a walk down memory lane with Facebook doubters

One can forgive early believers like Andreessen for taking a few of victory laps, even if those laps are just short trots to the bank and back.

Marc Andreessen Calls Out Everyone Who Has Doubted Facebook Over The Years

Facebook stock blasted to new highs this week after blow-out earnings with astounding user growth and vast revenue opportunities ahead. Venture capitalist Marc Andreesen, who was an early Facebook investor and currently sits on the company board, is taking the opportunity to call out how many people have doubted the company over the years. Show More Summary

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