Ben Horowitz

The rise of the human-centric CEO

The peacetime CEO/wartime CEO framework is clearly valuable — it forces us to dissect the behavioral shifts necessary to survive in a crisis. That being said, it needs to evolve.

Ben Horowitz, a16z general partner, is leaving Lyft’s board

Ben Horowitz, the co-founder and general partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, won’t seek re-election to Lyft’s board, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities

Pandemic reset leads investors to focus on resilience, adaptability

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Share on Twitter Mahendra Ramsinghani founded Secure Octane Investments, which includes Demisto, CyberGRX and 16 other infrastructure and cybersecurity companies. Mahe

Ben Horowitz will explain how to create and sustain culture at TC Early Stage SF

The hardest challenges to tackle are usually the most nebulous. Culture, for example, is hard to define, implement, cultivate and evolve… How do you structure culture within a business or organi

Anyscale, from the creators of the Ray distributed computing project, launches with $20.6M led by a16z

Open source has become a critical building block of modern software, and today a new startup is coming out of stealth to capitalise on one of the newer frontiers in open source: using it to build and

Use agile budgeting to manage your cash

How should a growth company manage its budget? Does the annual budget approval process even make sense in a fast-moving firm?

Ben Horowitz on shocking rules and dramatic object lessons

Ben Horowitz, co-founder of venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book out titled “What You Do Is Who You Are,” which takes a look at how to create culture at a company. We sat down with Hor

VC Ben Horowitz on WeWork, Uber and one cultural value his employees can’t break

Ben Horowitz, the co-founder of the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book coming out this coming Monday titled “What You Do Is Who You Are,” which takes a look at how to create

Brad Feld: what founders need to know about recent changes in VC deal terms

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos hopped on the line wit

Why venture capital firms need culture experts

True Ventures VP of culture Madeline Kolbe Saltzman on how to "scale inclusively."

Corporate travel startup TripActions raises $154M at $1B valuation

Co-founders Ariel Cohen and Ilan Twig wow'd investors with TripActions 700% annual growth rate.

Ben Horowitz is coming to Disrupt SF

It’s been more than four years since “The Hard Thing About Hard Things” was published, and it remains — including to minds of many of us at TechCrunch — one of the best,

Online VC FundersClub launches Network Search to better connect its 18,000 members

Network effects in venture capital are no joke. Sure, people want to close rounds with brand name funds like Sequoia and Andreessen Horowitz because they validate startups. But perhaps more importantl

Bill Campbell, go-to advisor for Silicon Valley’s brightest, receives loving tributes after his passing

There’s an old saying in football: It isn’t the hours you put in but what you put in the hours. Apparently, Bill Campbell — a widely revered former Columbia University football coa

Usermind emerges from stealth with a plan to integrate business operations

Borrowing a page from the information technology playbook, Usermind -- a newly launched startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Menlo Ventures -- is selling a service that aims to provide transparen

Ben Horowitz backs rapper Ryan Leslie’s SMS commerce startup Superphone

Ryan Leslie gave every fan his phone number. It’s (646) 887-6978. But instead of a million unwanted phone calls, it’s making him money and giving him deeper intelligence about his listener

Andreessen Horowitz talking with investors about a new, $1.5 billion fund

The Sand Hill Road venture firm Andreessen Horowitz is in the thick of fundraising and talking with investors about a fresh $1.5 billion fund, according to several sources who note the fund could alwa

What Is 21.co Really Building? An Excerpt From Digital Gold

Today we’re thrilled to offer an exclusive excerpt from Nathaniel Popper’s Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money, the definiti

VCs Ben Horowitz And Lars Dalgaard Want To Bridge SF’s Growing Digital Divide

Pews were packed at San Francisco’s Glide church in the city’s Tenderloin district last night with people who wanted to hear the gospel thoughts of two of Silicon Valley’s most successful VCs, B

Ben Horowitz Explores New Career As Hype Man For Nas

You can't make this stuff up. At a party thrown by Ashton Kutcher's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/a-grade-investments">A-Grade Investments</a> at SXSW over
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