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 […]
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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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 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 […]
We sifted through Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen's infinite Twitter stream to bring you some of his best advice for entrepreneurs.
Marc Andreessen's famous quote has begun to take on a new form, potentially changing the way companies are structured forever
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
Uber and Lyft revolutionized car-hailing. The race is on to do the same for mass transit.
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
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
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 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
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