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
Marc Andreessen believes bitcoins will eventually win out over Apple Pay in the next 20 years. But is he comparing “apples” to oranges?
FishBrain, an app and social network for anglers, just caught its 700,000th user.
Silicon Valley legend Jim Clark made it big when Netscape, the web browser company he founded with Marc Andreessen, went public in 1995. Twenty years later, he's now worth an estimated $1.5 billion, thanks in part to large timely investments...Show More Summary
Around the time Oculus VR began experimenting internally with the creation of tech demos, investor Marc Andreessen, impressed with what he'd seen, urged Brendan Iribe, Oculus VR's CEO, to show them off to Hollywood. Andreessen believed the medium was...
Marc Andreessen (2011): [Why Software Is Eating the World](http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424053111903480904576512250915629460): "August 20, 2011: This week, Hewlett-Packard (where I am on the board)... >...announced that it is exploring...Show More Summary
Tim Worstall is, I think, 100% right here. The key difference is between "Smithian" commodities--where it is a safe rule of thumb that the consumer surplus generated is about equal to the producer cost, so that GDP accounts that value...Show More Summary