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Andreessen Horowitz

Redemption in an American Prison

Jules Horowitz | Posted 03.08.2017 | Home
Jules Horowitz

Who is worthy of redemption? Do criminals deserve a second chance? What about murderers?

Going Against the Flow: Lynn Vojvodich, CMO of Salesforce

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.08.2017 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Lynn Vojvodich is the Executive VP and CMO of Previously, she was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where she worked with portfolio companies on their go-to-market strategy and with Forbes Global 2000 CIOs and CMOs on their innovation agenda.

Private Cloud Strikes Lightning in a Bottle

Oliver Leung | Posted 09.21.2016 | Technology
Oliver Leung

Corporate information to a company is like your personal photo albums; you want to share it, but keep it from harms way. Although employees have good intentions, corporate files are often mishandled because files are frequently stored on public cloud servers, such as Dropbox.

Everything Is Everything and It's All in the Game

Brad Spirrison | Posted 01.26.2015 | Education
Brad Spirrison

Is your kid ready to "discover the power of social and emotional learning"? This is the challenge and opportunity presented in IF... The Emotional IQ Game, which was created by Electronic Arts founder and video game pioneer Trip Hawkins.

BuzzFeed Gets A Huge Cash Injection

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2014 | Media

(Reuters) - Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is investing $50 million in BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment website known for produci...

Rap Stars, Ball Players and Tech Entrepreneurs

Kai Sato | Posted 09.18.2013 | Small Business
Kai Sato

As with athletes, rap lyrics often resonate with entrepreneurs because in order to be successful, one must possess conviction and be unwavering in bringing a dream to fruition, which rappers frequently describe in their prose.

Is Pinterest Worth $2.5 Billion Dollars?

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology
Jeanette Cajide

Call me foolish but I rather have a $100 million dollar company that actually makes money than a $1 billion dollar company that prints Monopoly money.

This Famous Tech Investor Loves Rap So Much, He Put His Money Where His Mouth Is

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz is famous for starting his blog posts with rap lyrics. Now, ...

How I Overcame the Fear of Failure

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 10.06.2012 | Small Business
Jeanette Cajide

Always in the back of my mind were the personal and financial sacrifices my parents were making on my behalf so I knew I would have to make a decision soon enough. I ended up making an imperfect decision based on fear. I was afraid to fall.

Facebook's First Backers Feel The Love As IPO Approaches

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | Small Business

(By Sarah McBride - Reuters) - For the handful of venture capitalists who backed Facebook (FB.O) in its early days, a huge financial payoff is not the...

Venture Capital Firm Giving Half of Profits To Charity

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2012 | Small Business

(By Sarah McBride - Reuters) - In an effort to kickstart more charitable giving around Silicon Valley, the six general partners at venture firm Andree...

5 Tips From Silicon Valley's Female Leaders

Angie Chang | Posted 01.10.2012 | Women
Angie Chang

"You don't have to be the smartest person in the world to do something interesting. Figure out how to take advantage of your own smarts."

If Yahoo Is Secretly For Sale, Here's Who's Bidding

AllThingsD | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology

A range of major players interested in acquiring all or a large piece of Yahoo have been prepping possible bids and have been in touch with the Intern...

Andreessen Horowitz's 80 Million Dollar Investment In Twitter

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hear that chirping? It's the sound of $80 million going to Twitter. Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz just made the whopping investment into t...

Foursquare Nabs $20 Million In VC Funding At $95 Million Pre-Money Valuation

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After a very long and decidedly strange funding journey, Foursquare has finally officially landed a new round of $20 million in venture funding, with ...