The deal was funded by Andreessen Horowitz, and is the VC firm’s second largest investment to date.
Bitcoin is still in its growing phase, and it’s now Silicon Valley and the bitcoin community’s responsibility to explain it, said Marc Andreessen in a panel at CoinSummit.
A new firm called Data Elite is trying to help accomplished engineers and scientists launch their startups. It features some prominent investors and advisers, and promises at least $150,000 in capital to accepted companies.
Stealthy Clover comes out swinging after a pivot, an exit (yes they got bought) and a brand new point of sale device for merchants.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/03/fab-cuts-idUSL1N0HT0GZ20131003 Fab, a New York-based commerce company backed by the likes of Andreessen Horowitz and Menlo Ventures, is going to cut about…
FiftyThree, the company behind the award-winning iPad journaling and drawing app Paper, has partnered with Moleskine to let users order print versions of their journals straight from the app.
Steven Sinofsky, the former head of Microsoft’s Windows group, has joined Andreessen Horowitz as a board partner.
Shoedazzle and JustFab, two California-based fashion e-commerce startups, are joining forces.
Exclusive: Startup by Microsoft/Citrix alum emerges from stealth to help you make sense of all the information flowing to your iPhone.
The company behind one of the best and highest-grossing apps on the App Store landed its first round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz and others to grow its team and expand into new and somewhat unexpected realms.
The Bitcoin ecosystem’s over-reliance on a single currency exchange is a big problem. A new system called Ripple might overcome that problem… but it may run into issues of its own, too.
Looking to get in early on a potentially disruptive technology, Silicon Valley’s top investors have teamed up to form the Glass Collective, committing to the technology and supporting developers building for it.
Tomfoolery aims to make enterprise apps mobile and fun; now it has $1.7 million from Jerry Yang, Brad Garlinghouse and others to get started.
For its first mobile app launch, social dining startup Grubwithus is doing away with coordinated dinner themes and focusing on immediate gratification.
IFTT has raised a $7 million Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. The site allows users to make connections between actions on different sites, adding connectivity on the web as services become more individual.
Chris Dixon, who founded SiteAdvisor and Hunch and invested through Founder Collective, is heading west to join Andreessen Horowitz as its seventh partner. Dixon said he will continue to invest in New York startups and will keep his apartment.
Rap Genius, a site that lets people crowdsource explanations to song lyrics and other kinds of text, has received $15 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz.
In an interview with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, PBS journalist Charlie Rose asked about the state of tech IPOs, Facebook advertising and the keys to successful tech companies.
New York-based Quirky, a startup that enables a worldwide community of inventors to collaboratively create products, has raised $68 million in Series C funding. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and included Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Norwest Venture Partners and RRE Ventures.
Meteor Development, the hot startup that aims to remake enterprise software development, picked up some pretty impressive coin in a $11.2 million Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, with contributions from Matrix Partners. Rod Johnson will join Meteor’s board.
Github, the successfully bootstrapped open source code repository, announced Monday that it has raised $100 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, marking a huge step forward for the popular platform that has become the industry standard for managing and finding code on the web.
No one has really emerged as a leader in helping local businesses retire their old punch cards. Andreessen Horowitz is laying down a $10 million bet on Chicago-based Belly, which launched last year as a provider of customized loyalty programs for small and medium sized business.
Flotype says Bridge will handle all the heavy lifting of real-time communications between any device and any server so software developers can focus on what they do best — app development — not the complexities of communications infrastructure.
As a startup, you might think the A-list employees are beyond your grasp. But Scott Weiss, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, explains why you should reach for the stars – and why they might jump at the opportunity.
Call it the enterprise startup conundrum: How do you earn legitimacy if no one will give you an opportunity to become legitimate? Scott Weiss of Andreessen Horowitz recounts how his company IronPort got around this issue by making it seem like a bigger fish.
Hadoop-based startup Platfora has raised $5.7 million from Andreessen Horowitz and military intelligence–focused strategic investor In-Q-Tel. Investors are excited because Platfora promises big things around making big data analytics obtainable by anyone needing to parse large volumes of unstructured data, not just data scientists.
Is Larry Summers about to create waves in Silicon Valley? Two weeks after joining the board of Square, the former Treasury Secretary and Har…
After taking a place on Square’s board of director’s last week, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is now continuing his Silicon Valley blitz by joining venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz as a part-time special advisor.
Our look at some of the stories in mobile today: Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) looks to get Apple’s “Appstore” suit thrown out; Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT)…
ViKi, an online video site that licenses the rights to international shows and then adds subtitles to them in various languages, has raised…
Mixed Media Labs, which is behind picplz, an online and mobile app that lets users add special effects to photos, has raised $5 million from…
Kno, which is making an e-reader designed for students, has raised $46 million in additional equity and debt financing. Known until this spr…
Kno, a California-based startup that plans to launch a two-screen “digital textbook” later this year, today announced that it has raised a $46-million financing round led by Andreessen Horowitz, with Silicon Valley Bank and TriplePoint Capital also participating in the debt and equity funding.
Apptio, a Bellevue, Wash.-based enterprise software company, today said it’s raised a $16.5 million Series C round of funding led by Shasta Ventures, which includes participation from current investors Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners and Madrona Venture Group just a year after the last round.
Mobile payments are an incredibly promising phenomenon, so much so that the top venture capital firms are lining up against each other for a fight. Now, the teams are basically complete, with newcomer VC firm Andreessen Horowitz taking its spot next to San Francisco-based Boku.
Ning co-founder and CEO Gina Bianchini is leaving the company and is being replaced by current chief operating officer and former Opsware executive Jason Rosenthal. Bianchini is also becoming an executive in residence (EIR) at venture capital firm of Andreessen Horowitz.
Skype is finally about to be sold by Ebay to an investor group, which includes Andreessen Horowitz, the new VC firm headed by Marc Andreesse…
Marc Andreessen, the prominent founder of Netscape Communications, and his longtime business partner, Ben Horowitz, are teaming up again — this time…