The biggest challenges for companies trying to reinvent themselves come from an inability to imagine a different way of doing things. Marc Andreessen's famous statement "software is eating the world" can make it sound like the digital world is some terrible monster coming to destroy all that is familiar and beloved. Show More Summary
After the global financial crisis in 2009, Marc Andreessen was a fount of optimism. The pioneering web engineer and venture capitalist is still optimistic, but not for the reasons you may think. Recently Andreessen sat down withThe Vergefor a far flunginterview. His prescient 2011Wall Street Journalessay; “Software is Eating the World,” [...]
Marc Andreessen's text messages to Facebook CEO Mark Zucerkberg are replete with smiley face emoticons and odd turns of phrase. But that's not what some people find objectionable about the texts, which have come to light in a lawsuit...Show More Summary
Back in 2013, we published a story that got a lot of attention: An interview with VC (and Pando investor) Marc Andreessen in which he predicted the absolute and unequivocal death of physical retail. From the piece: ...he talked about how the macro story of Ecommerce 2.0 is really only going to hit its stride in the next three to four years. Show More Summary
Now that we have seen the texts sent between Facebook founder and investor Marc Andreessen discussing Zuckerberg's desire to make sure his stock holdings do not prevent him from being able "to serve two years in government," as Bloomberg...Show More Summary
Shareholders allege director Marc Andreessen privately coached the CEO by text message on how to win over other members of the board.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has considered plans to go into government, according to court documents seen by Bloomberg. The documents were filed as part of a shareholder lawsuit that alleges the board of Facebook failed to represent the best interests or holders of Facebook's common stock. Show More Summary
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has plans to go into government, according to court documents seen by Bloomberg. Marc Andreessen, a Facebook board member, is being accused by investors of failing to represent their interests. As part of...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know to end your week. 1. A lawsuit has revealed texts between CEO Mark Zuckerberg and board member Marc Andreessen. Shareholders are accusing Andreessen of failing to represent investors' interests, Bloomberg reports. 2. Show More Summary
Marc Andreessen is under fire after playing both sides of an important decision made at Facebook earlier this year. A new Bloomberg report cites recently unsealed court documents from a lawsuit filed against the company’s board of directors. In the suit, shareholders accuse Andreessen of advising CEO Mark Zuckerberg… Read more...
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On September 25, famed venture capitalist Marc Andreessen departed from Twitter with a bang. Now it appears the Netscape founder never actually left. Even though Andreessen hasn't been tweeting himself, he's still engaging with the social media platform's worst feature -- other people's accounts. Show More Summary
Famed venture capitalist Marc Andreessen departed from Twitter with a bang—but it appears the Netscape founder never actually left. Even though Andreessen hasn’t been tweeting himself, he’s still engaging with the social media platform’s worst feature—other people’s accounts. Gizmodo investigated Andreessen’s recent … Read more...
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Marc Andreessen famously proclaimed that “software is eating the world,” in the sense that software keeps offering more services that were once delivered by professionals. HeartFlow, Inc., a startup out Redwood City, CA, has developed...Show More Summary
Marc Andreessen dropped off Twitter before me so it’s been a while since we heard about flying cars and virtual reality. He’s back giving interviews and this was a good one on what to expect in 2021. But you are saying hey Marc … give...Show More Summary
I first came across the phrase “strong convictions, weakly held” through Marc Andreessen, but a bit of Googling showed me it was originally coined by Paul Saffo, then Director...
You probably haven’t heard of Dialpad Inc. Marc Andrees […]