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Andreessen Horowitz Reportedly Raises $7.2B for Venture Strategies Including Consumer Apps And Fintech

Andreessen Horowitz has reportedly raised $7.2B for the following venture strategies: American Dynamism ($600M), Apps ($1B), Games ($600M), Infrastructure ($1.25B), and Growth ($3.75B). This marks an important milestone for the firm. When Marc and Ben Horowitz started the firm in 2009, the conventional wisdom in… Read More

Global Payments Orchestration Platform Yuno Reports $25 Million Funding Round

Yuno, a global payments orchestration platform, announces it has secured $25 million from a consortium of prominent investors, including DST Global Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global, Kaszek Ventures and Monashees. Founded by experienced tech entrepreneurs Juan Pablo Ortega and Julián Núñez, Yuno offers its clients… Read More

Crypto and Blockchain Insights: a16zcrypto Shares Developments They’re Looking Forward to Exploring in 2024

VC firm Andreessen Horowitz has shared a comprehensive crypto-assets and blockchain ecosystem update / recap as we all get ready to enter “a new era of decentralization.” According to a16z, we keep seeing over and over again that when control of a powerful system or… Read More

Jeeves, a Financial Operating System, to Support Prepaid Cards, Cross-Border Payments

Jeeves, a financial operating system built for global companies, backed by investors including Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), CRV, and Tencent, has expanded its product offering to include prepaid cards and cross-border payments. Jeeves launched publicly 22 months ago “with corporate credit cards as its initial product… Read More

Silo $132M push led by Koch Industries, Andreessen Horowitz

A Koch Industries subsidiary and Andreessen Horowitz are among the backers behind a $132 million infusion into Silo Technologies, a Fintech provider focused on the food supply chain. The funds consist of $100 million to introduce the funding program Cash Advance and a $32 million… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Announces Expansion to United Kingdom, Looks to Boost Blockchain Development

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) announced that it will open its first international office in London and that it is planning the next Crypto Startup School accelerator program “to take place in the UK in Spring 2024.” a16z’s U.K. office will allow it “to work closely with… Read More

ModernFi Raises $4.5M as Banks Embrace Software to Source Deposits

ModernFi, which operates the first tech-enabled marketplace that allows banks to exchange deposits on demand, announced that it has “raised $4.5 million in seed funding.” The investment round was “led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from industry leaders across tech, finance, and government.” ModernFi operates… Read More

Digital Assets: Andreessen Horowitz Launches Fourth Crypto Fund, Totaling $4.5B

Since the advent of computing in the 1940s, there has been a “major computing cycle” every 10-15 years, including PCs in the ‘80s, the internet in the ‘90s, and mobile computing in the ‘00s. The team at Andreessen Horowitz believes that blockchains will “power the… Read More

Fintech Point Raises $115 Million Series C, Will Boost Home Equity Platform

Point has raised $115 million in Series C funding in a round led by WestCap. Existing investors also participated in the round including; Andreessen Horowitz, Ribbit Capital, Redwood Trust, Atalaya Capital Management, and DAG Ventures. New investors include Deer Park Road Management, The Palisades Group,… Read More

The Definition of “Exchange” and Regulation ATS: Comments on the Proposed Rule Change by SEC and the Impact to Digital Asset Markets

As was noted last week, this past January the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to the Exchange Act and the definition of an Exchange as well as Regulation ATS (Alternative Trading System). While described in relatively benign terms, the language of the proposed… Read More

Improbable Secures $150M to Launch M² (MSquared), a Metaverse Network, Ecosystem Supported by Its Morpheus Tech

Improbable, the UK-headquartered Metaverse tech firm, recently announced that it raised $150 million in capital “to establish and develop M² (MSquared), a network of interoperable Web3 metaverses powered by its Morpheus technology.” The global Metaverse revenue opportunity “is expected to be worth $800bn by 2024,… Read More

Katie Haun’s Crypto VC Fund Secures $1.5B After She Left Andreessen Horowitz in December

Katie Haun, a former federal prosecutor, is currently focused on cryptocurrency investing. Her VC company has acquired $1.5 billion in capital. Haun Ventures confirmed the launch of a $500 million early-stage fund and another $1 billion in funding for more established firms that are focused… Read More

Sardine Acquires $19.5M via Series A Round with Contributions from Andreessen Horowitz, Others

Sardine, the fraud and compliance platform for Fintech firms, completed a $19.5 million in Series A round from Andreessen Horowitz, NYCA, and Experian Ventures “to enable companies to protect customers from financial fraud.” As mentioned in the update, Andreessen Horowitz General Partner Angela Strange joins… Read More

Web3 Fight: Jack Dorsey Blocked by Marc Andreessen on Twitter

Talk to the hand. Marc Andreessen has blocked Jack Dorsey on Twitter, perhaps a first for Dorsey who shared the screenshot on the social network he founded.   I’m officially banned from web3 pic.twitter.com/RrEIAuqE6f — jack⚡️ (@jack) December 22, 2021 The virtual joust came about… Read More

Nansen Scores $75M Series B, Attracts Tiger Global, Andreessen Horowitz as Investors

Nansen, a blockchain data analytics platform, has raised a $75 million Series B round led by Accel. GIC, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Tiger Global, and SCB 10X are among the VCs and angel investors who also participated in the round. This funding will be used to… Read More

Paradigm Co-Founders Celebrate $2.5B Raise For New Crypto Investment Fund

Paradigm, a firm investing in cryptocurrency-based startups, said this week it has raised $2.5 billion from investors to create the largest-ever cryptocurrency investment fund. If true, it would kick Andreessen Horowitz out of the top spot. The sum also surpasses the initial $1.5 billion target…. Read More

Matter Labs Raises $50 Million in Round Led by a16z

Matter Labs, a company looking to provide an Ethereum Layer 2 scaling protocol, has raised $50 million in new funding. The investment was led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). Additional investors included Placeholder, Dragonfly and 1kx. Matter Labs said that a second financing was closed with… Read More

Deel Raises Huge $425 Million Series D at $5.5 Billion Valuation

Deel has just raised $425 million at a valuation of $5.5 billion, according to a note from the company. Deel claims the title as the “highest valued company in the global hiring, payments, and compliance space.” The Series D funding round was led by Coatue,… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Re-Ups in Addi’s $75M Funding Round

Addi, a fintech and digital commerce startup based in Bogota and Sao Paulo, this week announced new equity funding for $75 million, led by Greycroft with participation from new investors GGV Capital, Citius Capital, and Intersection Growth Partners, as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz,… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Leads $4.6 Million Investment in Yield Guild Games

Yield Guild Games (YGG) has raised $4.6 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The funding was said to have been finalised prior to the YGG token sale on July 27 and was joined by Kingsway Capital, Infinity Ventures Crypto, Atelier Ventures,… Read More

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