Posted on: May 17, 2013 by Lawrence J. Aragon
Trending on peHUB this week: disgruntled LPs, Twitter, Dick Costolo, Marc Andreessen, TPG, Quintiles, Northern Tier, Apollo, Blackstone, NYSTRS, Grotech Ventures, LBO returns and CTI Foods
Posted on: April 22, 2013 by Lawrence J. Aragon
The hot new scheme to avoid corporate taxes, a foiled terror plot in Canada, the latest from Fred Wilson, Reese Witherspoon is super sorry, Anthony Weiner is tweeting again, and why you need to fact check press releases.
Posted on: December 12, 2012 by Jonathan Marino
Technology luminaries, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs stopped SOPA in 2012, and, judging by their statements at the New York Times DealBook event in New York, they’re setting their sights on United States immigration policy in 2013.
Posted on: November 19, 2012 by Connie Loizos
Though the cat was basically out of the bag by Saturday, the news is now official: Andreessen Horowitz, the firm founded in 2009 by Ben Horowitz and Marc Andreessen, has hired Chris Dixon as its newest partner. In a twist, though, the New York entrepreneur and investor is moving to California.
Posted on: September 26, 2012 by reuters-news
(Reuters) – One of Silicon Valley’s hottest venture capital firms, Andreessen Horowitz, is bringing a little more government expertise to its operations after hiring former Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty. Fenty, who served as mayor from 2007-2011, is joining Andreessen as a part-time special advisor, he and the firm said.
Posted on: April 25, 2012 by Connie Loizos
If some venture capitalists have issues with the brazen style of the 34-month-old, Sand Hill Road firm Andreessen Horowitz, just wait. The firm’s six GPs have just committed to dedicate half of the income from their venture careers to charity.
Posted on: February 3, 2012 by asormani
Some fresh links to go with your morning coffee, including Marc Andreessen’s top tech tips for startups.
Posted on: February 1, 2012 by Mark Boslet
Facebook filed for a $5 billion IPO on Wednesday as the social networking site with $3.7 billion in 2011 revenue opened up the details of its business to public scrutiny for the first time. The company’s top shareholder is CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who co-founded the company in a Harvard dorm room and holds 28.4% of [...]
Posted on: April 11, 2011 by Lawrence J. Aragon
If your grad school was the only determining factor in getting onto Forbes magazine’s Midas List of top venture capitalists, which school should you attend?
A.) Harvard Business School
B.) Stanford Business School
According to an analysis of the Midas List by James Newell, a senior associate at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), the answer is B – Stanford.
Posted on: November 26, 2010 by Mark Boslet
The Internet is littered with search engines that tried and failed to stand up to Google, but Blekko backer Saad Khan doesn’t expect the same fate for his startup. “I don’t need to have a $100 billion company to call it a success,” says this CMEA Capital partner, whose firm, along with Marc Andreessen, Ron [...]