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DFINITY raises $102M from a16z and Polychain for a decentralised ‘Internet Computer’ to rival AWS

Since blockchain technology appeared, there has been a persistent problem in its development: how to make it scale to billions of users. Bitcoin was famously never really designed for this, and today

Andreessen Horowitz has a new crypto fund — and its first female general partner is running it with Chris Dixon

Silicon Valley powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has some big, and bigger, news today. First, it closed a dedicated crypto fund late last week from a subset of its limited partners, who’ve p

A16Z and Founders Fund sink $28M into IRL asset blockchain Harbor

Harbor helps businesses legally issue cryptocurrency tokens that represent ownership of real-world assets like real estate, fine art, company equity, and investment funds. This “tokenization&#82

Bill Gurley doesn’t think these giant new funds are such a great idea

“It’s not just the size of the funds but the velocity” at which VCs are returning to their investors, known as limited partners (or LPs), says an astonished Bill Gurley of the venture firm Bench

Chris Dixon on competing with Internet giants for budding AI and VR talent

VC Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz thinks it’s a lot harder to predict financial cycles than it is to see a new computing platform coming down the pike. As he noted in a recent post, new cy

Envoy Lands $15M From Andreessen Horowitz To Digitize The Office

Envoy, the startup behind an iPad app designed "to kill the lobby sign-in book" -- as we reported last year when it landed $1.5 million -- is perhaps not one that you'd associate with such fundraising

Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon Predicts 10 NYC Unicorns In A Half Decade

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015, our own Ryan Lawler sat down with Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz to dig into the investor's strategy and how successful the New York technology scene will prov

Meet The Disrupt NY 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt NY is just a few days away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. You can stil

Chris Dixon Is Coming To Disrupt NY To Talk About All The Weird Shit He’s Investing In

Today we're pleased to announce that Chris Dixon, a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz, will be joining us at Disrupt NY. This is great news, and let me tell you why. Usually venture capital

Improbable Lands $20M From Andreessen Horowitz For Distributed Simulation Tech

Improbable, a London-based company that provides the backend plumbing to make large-scale virtual reality possible, has landed a $20 million investment from Andreessen Horowitz.

Gillmor Gang: Deep Bench

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — Heartbleed security hole, changing landscape of Twitter notifications, Brendan Eich's exit f

Chris Dixon: 3D Printing Will Transform Manufacturing, Social Media Startups Are Facing “General Fatigue”

Chris Dixon, the entrepreneur-turned angel investor-turned general partner at VC firm <a target="_blank" href="">Andreessen Horowitz</a>, today said that he believes the 3D printing mo

Chris Dixon Plans On Investing In More Bitcoin Startups, Says More Entrepreneurs Are Getting Involved

Chris Dixon joined our co-editor Eric Eldon this morning at Disrupt NY 2013 to discuss his move out to San Francisco for a job at Andreessen Horowitz. One of the areas that interests him the most is t

Chris Dixon To Speak At Disrupt NY, As A VC

Chris Dixon is back in New York quite a bit, he tells me, even though he recently got a place in San Francisco as part of his new job as a partner at Andreessen Horowitz. He'll be at <a href="https://

Chris Dixon Wins Crunchies 2012 “Angel Of The Year;” Peter Thiel Is Named “VC Of The Year”

As you may know, TechCrunch, GigaOm and VentureBeat host the <a href="">Crunchies</a> award ceremony each year to celebrate the most compelling startup

(Founder Stories) Angie’s List: Angie Hicks On Jumping Into The Startup World, Tackling Big Markets & More

<a target="_blank" href="">Angie Hicks</a> is the co-founder and Chief Marking Officer of <a target="_blank" href="">Angie'

(Founder Stories) Aereo’s Chet Kanojia Urges Entrepreneurs To “Go For The Difficult Problems” [TCTV]

In the latest installment of <a target="_blank" href="">Chris Dixon's</a> <em>Founder Stories</em>, the Hunch co-founder sits down with <a target="_blank"

(Founder Stories) Aereo’s Chet Kanojia On How His Company Is “Putting A Wedge” In Video Delivery [TCTV]

Founded by <a target="_blank" href="">Chet Kanojia</a> and backed by Barry Diller's <a target="_blank" href="">IAC</a>, <a target="_blank" href=

(Founder Stories) Send The Trend’s Gugnani & Chris Dixon Discuss M&A

In episode II of <a href="">Divya Gugnani's</a> <em>Founder Stories</em> interview with host Chris Dixon, the two dive into M&A, a topic that both founders know

(Founder Stories) Send The Trend’s Gugnani On Seizing An Idea, Surviving A Crash & Being Acquired By QVC

<a href="">Divya Gugnani</a> is the co-founder of <a href="">Send the Trend</a>, a New York based startup that was recently <a href=
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