Ben Horowitz

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 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="">A-Grade Investments</a> at SXSW over

Ben Horowitz: “We Like To Invest In College Dropouts With Insane Ideas Going After Tiny Markets With No Way To Monetize”

At the <a target="_blank" href="">DLD conference</a> in Munich today, venture capitalist <a target="_blank" href="">Ben Horowitz</a> took t

Foundation Video: Ben Horowitz Of Andreessen Horowitz On What He Looks For In A Pitch

The latest episode of my Foundation video series comes to you filmed live from the Google Ventures Founder & CEO Summit last week. I had the opportunity to sit down with Ben Horowitz, co-founder o

Ben Horowitz And The Founders Explain Why A16Z Put $15M Into Rap Genius: “Knowledge About Knowledge”

Ben Horowitz loves hip-hop, but in an interview with TechCrunch he outlined a deeper vision behind his firm's<a href="

Ben Horowitz: Dinosaurs Were Not In Favor Of Being Replaced By Birds

What better way to kick off TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012, than to bring together Silicon Valley legend "Coach" <a target="_blank" href="

Ben Horowitz: “Facebook Is The Best-Run Company In Technology”

Today, at the Web 2.0 Summit, <a href="">Ben Horowitz</a>, the former co-founder and CEO of Opsware and founding partner of well-known venture capital firm

Series A Whopper: Benchmark Invests $33M in New BI Company Domo

A new software as a service company <a href="">Domo</a> is formally launching tonight at a party in Salt Lake City. I have no idea how opulent or bare-bones this party will be, but

Lytro Launches to Transform Photography with $50M in Venture Funds (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-316378" title="lytro1" src="" alt="" width="300" height="81" />Love photos but utterly

Andreessen Horowitz Announces Yet Another Growth Fund of $200M

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-291825" title="AH_BLACK_STACKED" src="" alt="" width="300" height="147" /></a>I gu

How We All Missed Web 2.0's "Netscape Moment"

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-290927" title="here" src="" alt="" width="300" height="189" /></a>(Editor's note: This is the t

What’s The Most Difficult CEO Skill? Managing Your Own Psychology.

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-290007" title="ben-horowitz" src="" alt="" width="297" height="300" /></a>“It’s fucked up
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