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BuzzFeed Gets A Huge Cash Injection

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2014 | 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 | Sarah McBride | Posted 12.03.2012 | 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...

Mark Andreessen's Venture Fund Nears $1 Billion

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif. — A venture capital fund run by Internet browser pioneer Marc Andreessen and his longtime business partner, Ben Horowitz, has...

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 ...

Marc Andreessen Launches Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Having built and sold two technology startups for a combined $11.7 billion, Marc Andreessen is ready to take a stab at, well, fi...