Tag archive for ‘Marc Andreessen’
Kurt Tucholsky On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

How billionaire VC Marc Andreessen pitched the deal of his life, to his wife   

  Marc Andreessen,  cofounder of Netscape and general partner of Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, enjoys a formidable reputation as one of the most powerful venture More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Laura Arrillaga Andreessen Tells Hi-Tech Billionaires How to Give their Money

Laura Arrillaga Andreessen tells the Washington Post that growing up in Palo Alto as the daughter of financiers and philanthropists John and Francis Arrillaga, she didn’t know the family was wealthy. More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Ben Horowitz Joins Board of TranserWise

  Ben Horowitz of Andreessen Horowitz, early funder of Facebook, led the way in a $58 million fund raising for London-based currency transfer startup Transferwise, according to Bizjournals. Transferwise More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 20th, 2014

Marc Andreessen Leaves eBay’s Board: Is Carl Icahn Happy Now?

–   Carl Icahn, who got in a tiff with fellow master investor Marc Andreessen, may be happy to hear that Andreessen has stepped down from eBay’s board. The reasoning for the departure has More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Carl Icahn: Marc Andreessen Has Screwed More People Than Casanova

It was a war of words between activist investor Carl Icahn and Marc Andreessen, silicon valley investor and founder of Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen told CNBC that he wasn’t opposed to activist investing More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Stanford Dropout Start-Up Success Sam Altman Is Giving It Away

Sam Altman dropped out of Stanford to start a start-up, Loopt, which sold for $43 million. As president of Y Combinator, Altman has returned to Stanford to teach, but not to share is trade secrets only More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

David Lieb sells his Bump to Google

– Bump is an application designed by Lieb to allow Smartphone users to files to send each other files simply by “bumping” their phones togetherץ – – Google has recently announced that More...

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