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a16z Crypto: Andreessen Horowitz Dives into Cryptocurrency with New $300 Million Fund

Katie Haun

Andreessen Horowitz, perhaps the most prominent VC in the world, has gone crypto. In a blog post today, Chris Dixon,  a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, announced the a16z crypto venture fund backed with $300 million of fiat currency. Dixon said the new venture fund will… Read More

Fund Forward: 8 Exciting Trends in Crowdfunding That Are Coming Sooner Than You Think

With a compound annual growth rate of 88% since 2011, crowdfunding, particularly equity crowdfunding, is taking off. The decentralization of finance gives individuals more choice and control as to where they invest their money, and simultaneously offers startups access to new sources of capital. So… Read More

Post Seed Conference Set for December: Hosted by Bullpen Capital, Venture51 and Vator

Khosla Ventures’ Keith Rabois, Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon and AngelList founder Naval Ravikant will be the keynote speakers at this year’s Post Seed Conference, a one-day event that gathers investors, entrepreneurs and the startup press to discuss early-stage financing. Hosted by Bullpen Capital, Venture51 and Vator, Post Seed, (formerly known as… Read More

Officials Announce Oculus Rift Should Hit Stores In 2015

It’s been a long time coming, and now an representative from Oculus Rift virtual reality announced a headset for consumers may go on sale as early as next year. The Irvine, the management at Oculus VR and the company that was bought by Facebook for… Read More

Some Oculus Supporters Less Than Thrilled About Facebook Acquisition

Mark Zuckerberg just announced Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR in a post to… you guessed it. Post by Mark Zuckerberg. WOW. Early investor Chris Dixon lauded the team… I can’t say enough about the Oculus team. Palmer, Brendan, John, Nate, and the rest of the… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon On Crowdfunding

Like a lot of people, I’m excited about crowdfunding, and specifically the crowdfunding of startups now that’s it’s legal in the US.Chris Dixon Chris Dixon is a prolific investor and has been a co-founder of multiple companies including Hunch and SiteAdvisor. He is currently an… Read More

Hunch co-founder Dixon joins venture firm Andreessen Horowitz

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Chris Dixon, the entrepreneur behind recommendation service Hunch and web-security company SiteAdvisor, will join Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz in January, he and the firm said. Dixon, 40, has substantial experience with extremely young companies in the “angel” phase. His… Read More

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