Marc Andreessen

One of the youngest fund managers in the U.S. just launched her own accelerator, too

Last August, we told you about Laura Deming, a New Zealand native who was home schooled before moving halfway around the world as a 12-year-old to work alongside Cynthia Kenyon, a renowned molecular

Andreessen: Silicon Valley is ‘extremely liberal’

Outspoken venture capitalist Marc Andreessen took the stage at Code Conference on Tuesday and reflected on the disconnect between the technology community and the rest of the United States.

Andreessen in hot water for texts he sent Zuckerberg

Facebook’s board was sued earlier this year, with investors alleging that their interests were not adequately represented when Zuckerberg was permitted to sell most of his shares and still retain vo

Marc Andreessen joins board of Dialpad, the desk phone killer

Silicon Valley’s most talkative investor will bring his enterprise experience and connections to the makers of UberConference. Office cloud communications startup Dialpad today announced that Ma

Google Docs for life sciences startup Benchling raises $7 million in growth funding from Thrive Capital

Benchling, a biotech company out of Y Combinator providing cloud-based software for researchers, tells TechCrunch it has raised $7 million in growth funding to continue creating tools to help the scie

Watch: Marc Andreessen on Twitter, secondary sales, pulling the plug, and more

On Thursday night, at an insider event I’d organized in my second but closely related life as the founder of StrictlyVC, I interviewed famed entrepreneur-investor Marc Andreessen, whose most rec

Andreessen: “I feel 50 pounds lighter” without Twitter

Speaking at a Strictly VC event in Palo Alto, noted venture capital investor Marc Andreessen talked about why he abruptly quit Twitter this week. “I feel 50 pounds lighter” without it, he quipped.

Marc Andreessen suddenly deletes all his tweets, goes on Twitter break

The Twittersphere was just a little bit quieter this morning after Marc Andreessen, father of the Tweetstorm, vacated the platform last night. While there’s no clear answer from him or others as

Marc Andreessen on the atomization of AI

Earlier this year, Andreessen Horowitz investor Chris Dixon noted the challenge investors face in helping to groom promising AI startups, given how quickly Facebook, Google, and Amazon are bringin

Top tech investors turned into emoji

What do Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway and Naval Ravikant look like as emojis? For the launch of emoji marketplace MojiLaLa, the startup made a set inspired by tech’s best-known venture capitalists

Recasting Silicon Valley’s role in society

At Bloomberg’s recent technology confab in San Francisco, Marc Andreessen offered a vision for entrepreneurship, defining it as the ability to see how the world potentially could be, then inventing

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is reason No. 1 to tune in to the RNC with us tonight

Original post 2 p.m. PT. Scroll below for commentary and to watch the live stream with us.  Donald J. Trump is, to put it gently, not well liked within the Silicon Valley tech industry — and no

Marc Andreessen is coming to Disrupt SF

He’s witty. He’s thought-provoking. He’s a tweeting machine. Some also believe the big bets pioneered by his venture firm began a fast rise in startup valuations, as hedge fund

Expect a lot more M&A, says Marc Andreessen

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen spoke at the Bloomberg Technology conference this afternoon, and he said he expects far more M&A than the tech industry has seen in recent years. The conversat

Software is still eating the world

Why Facebook failed with Free Basics

Land grab! Net neutrality! Imperialism! There was a lot of justified outrage (and perhaps delight) when Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of bringing the Internet to rural Indians came crashing down recently,

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

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

Facebook Distances Itself From Marc Andreessen’s Statements On Free Basics

Marc Andreessen is having quite a contrite Wednesday. Andreessen, who currently sits on Facebook’s board, caused a stir last night with his online response to Indian Internet regulator TRAI ni

The Future Of Trans*H4CK

Despite his degree, Ziegler said he had a hard time finding a job as a black trans man. “I finished school at 29, and spent all these years at school and then struggled with transgender discriminati
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