Nx lands $16M to build ‘monorepo’ tools for software devs

Nx, a startup developing tooling to make it simpler for software dev teams to work within a single code repository, today closed a $16 million Series A round with participation from Nexus Venture Part

Former a16z execs launch Bastion

Bastion launched a suite of products so companies can integrate web3 infrastructure into their existing enterprise technologies. 

a16z’s Arianna Simpson believes crypto will be just fine, thank you for asking

If the crypto investment craze of 2021 could be defined with one investor name, that would be Andreessen Horowitz — or a16z for short. The well-known VC firm has raised over $7.6 billion for its cr

The difference between good and great founders

This is our Wednesday show, in which we sit down with a guest (Anu Hariharan), talk about their work and unpack the rest.

a16z-backed Rewind launches an iPhone app to help you remember everything

Rewind, a personal data recording startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), has launched an iPhone app that privately records your activity on Safari so you can ask questions based on your web bro

a16z-backed Eco unveils Beam, a P2P crypto transfer service aiming to be a ‘global Venmo’

The crypto payments space is seeing a surge of activity these days as developers strive to make decentralized finance as user-friendly as web2 experiences. Eco Inc., an a16z-backed payments startup th

Here’s an EthCC recap for those who couldn’t make it to Paris this year

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. The Paris-based Ethereum Community Conference, EthCC, happened this week and brought in more than 350 speakers and 5,000 attendees.

Andreessen Horowitz creates ‘Perennial’ evergreen fund amid market slowdown

Andreessen Horowitz, the storied venture firm known for being an early investor in some of the biggest tech companies (including Airbnb, Coinbase and GitHub), has created a new fund to continue growin

3 Views on a16z’s latest reported early-stage effort

This is not the first time that we’ve seen funds try to go earlier in the investing world. Will the a16z effort pay off? Will it be ultimately good for founders? 

a16z-backed Rooms.xyz lets you build interactive, 3D rooms and simple games in your browser

A team of ex-Googlers is today launching a new digital creativity platform, Rooms.xyz, into beta testing. The startup, backed by $10 million in seed funding led by a16z, offers a browser-based tool fo

Computer or casino?

Perhaps crypto booms and busts are good for web3 over a long enough time horizon.

a16z’s crypto report anticipates developer growth as blockchain scaling solutions expand

Blockchain growth will come via scalability, resulting in developers being excited to experiment and create new products.

As crypto startup valuations come back to Earth, big investors are bargain hunting

Crypto funding declined last quarter, but investors behind the largest funds deploying capital in the space are sticking to their guns.

a16z will ‘continue to tailor’ its multibillion-dollar crypto funds to market opportunities, GP says

For this week’s episode of Chain Reaction, Jacquelyn interviewed Arianna Simpson, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (commonly known as a16z).

Believer, a new approach to gaming, raises $55M from Lightspeed, a16z and more

Gaming is at a crossroads these days: A decades-old business that has had remarkable staying power banked around classic concepts is now engaged in a battle royale with innovations in areas like mixed

a16z-backed Uno launches a design-centric password manager

There are plenty of good reasons why you should use a password manager, from helping you generate and store complex and unique passwords to not needing to remember any of them. But for some folks, get

Zarta, a creator platform focused on pay-per-view video content, raises $5.7M led by a16z

Zarta, a new ad-free creator platform that focuses on pay-per-view video content, announced today that it has closed a $5.7 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The platform allows cr

Stelo Labs raises $6M in a16z-led round to help crypto wallet users protect themselves

Stelo Labs raised $6 million in a round led by a16z to help crypto wallet users protect themselves through a browser extension.

Crypto index platform Alongside raises $11M led by a16z

Alongside, a crypto index-focused platform, has closed an $11 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), the company exclusively told TechCrunch. “At a high level, we’re building what I

African gaming startup Carry1st raises $27M from Bitkraft Ventures and a16z

In the coming decades, Africa will be a significant growth market for mobile games, driven by the proliferation of technology adoption among the continent’s youthful population. And as gamers in sub
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