Sequoia, Marc Andreessen back early-stage fund Kearny Jackson
Sequoia Capital and Bain Ventures are among the high-profile investors that have backed the venture firm Kearny Jackson’s second fund, the early-stage focused firm said Wednesday as it gears up to i
Is web3 really the new phase of the internet?
Investors and startup founders are desperately trying to convince us that web3 is the next logical phase of the web. Is it?
The tech industry needs a labor movement
It’s strange that the companies that have made so much money off remote work seem to be the most allergic to its possibilities.
TechCrunch+ roundup: Shame-free down rounds, checkout flow tune-up, SaaS tsunami
Seriously: If you're not working to calibrate every system you have, you're just leaving money on the table.
3 views: Thoughts on Flow
Neumann and Andreessen are trying to privatize the neighborhood. Here’s why we think that’s not such a great idea.
Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about privacy in crypto and how it’s sometimes at odds with regulation. This week, we’re covering a larger-than-life founder who is per
a16z says ‘WeBack’ to WeWork’s Neumann with its biggest check ever
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) seems determined to keep the capital flowing to controversial WeWork founder Adam Neumann. The storied venture firm wrote its largest individual check ever, at $350 million,
Developer infrastructure expert Anand Iyer goes solo with new $20M crypto fund
Engineers are the bedrock of any tech product, and blockchains are no exception. As the race between different chains heats up, communities of loyalists are duking it out to attract developers to thei
Can Andreessen Horowitz prevent the next crypto winter?
Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about the rough road ahead for Coinbase. This week, we’re talking a bit about Andreessen Horowitz’s multibillion-doll
Volt Capital debuts second $50M fund backed by many of crypto’s kingmakers
Despite a nightmarish month for cryptocurrencies, venture backers dead-set on the sector are still amassing capital to mint new unicorns in the space. This morning, a16z announced its latest $4.5 bill
What’s more stable than Bitcoin or UST? AriZona Iced Tea
ICYMI, stablecoins are in deep shit right now, and the chaos that unfolded this week has thrown the entire crypto ecosystem into turmoil with over $400 billion in losses from just one coin alone. In t
Postmates founder banks $23 million for his new crypto startup TipTop
Postmates founder Bastian Lehmann’s new crypto startup TipTop was lightly teased out a few weeks ago, but now the stealth startup is sharing some info on its early funding, though there’s
Chris Dixon, Marc Andreessen back $30M fund exclusively investing in NFT art
The world of NFTs is never dull — as long as the money never stops. While investors continue to pour billions into the sector, albeit at a slowing pace, more crypto buyers are spinning up funds
Hack VC raises $200M fund to back early-stage crypto startups
The investors behind virtual hack.summit(), the world’s largest blockchain programmer event, have launched a $200 million crypto seed fund under the Hack VC umbrella, fund partner Alex Pack told
Inside Iyin Aboyeji’s plan to build charter cities for African tech
African cities, particularly sub-Saharan ones, have the fastest global urban growth rate. But with challenges around overcrowding, congestion, infrastructure, power and poor governance, these cities a
Your mom owns Web 2.0
I promise that this is not all a tech elite rubber-noodle fight. The drama, instead, highlights an interesting issue that venture capital has with the web3 world.
Katie Haun is splitting off from a16z to launch her own crypto fund
Katie Haun, who co-leads Andreessen Horowitz’s $2.2 billion crypto fund, is splitting off from the firm and taking a number of colleagues with her — including operating partner Rachael Hor
Atomic has launched 14 startups in the last 12 months (and they’re getting funded); here’s how it works
In a world of copycat companies and investment firms that also increasingly operate in similar ways, Jack Abraham stands out a bit. His venture firm, Atomic, only writes checks to startups it spins up
Jake Paul looks to knock out the venture capital world with Anti Fund
During every economic boom, there are startup investors who appear on the scene from new corners. Some churn out; others earn the respect of the old guard over time. Jake Paul would be happy to be in
Social platform veteran Sriram Krishnan is Andreessen Horowitz’s latest general partner
Today, Andreessen Horowitz founder Marc Andreessen announced that social media product veteran Sriram Krishnan will be joining the firm as their latest general partner. Krishnan, whose previous roles