Tagged: marc andreessen

A Crowdtilt Campaign Will Send A TechCrunch Reporter To Find Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen

A bit of history: Flappy Bird was an annoyingly difficult and incredibly addictive game for iOS and Android. I played it once on a friend’s phone, and after ten frustrating minutes I handed the phone back and swore not to download it lest I spend… Read More

Oculus VR Nets $75M In Series B Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Oculus VR has turned Kickstarter success into what is fast-becoming one of the most interesting startups in the US today. Following a $16 million series A round, the company has announced that they have now closed an additional round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz…. Read More

Andreessen: Spending an Enormous Amount of Time on Crowdfunding (Video)

In an interview by CNBC’s Julia Boorstin at the Sun Valley gathering, famed Venture Capitalist commented on several issues regarding the financial world.  Andreessen continued on the theme that today’s IPO Market is “broken”. Effectively there is a two class market where private companies are… Read More

Over Regulation Has Challenged Public Markets, Will Crowdfunding Resurrect These Markets?

Over Regulation Has Challenged Public Markets, Will Crowdfunding Resurrect These Markets or Will Over Regulation Reign Supreme? Recently venture capitalist, tech entrepreneur and  industry soothsayer,  Marc Andreesen was interviewed on CNBC in an piece entitled “We are Living Through a Tech Depression“.  His talking points… Read More

Crowdtilt Lands $12 Million Series A Round

Today TechCrunch announced that YC-backed Crowdtilt has raised a $12 million Series A round. From the article… Today, TechCrunch has learned from sources that Crowdtilt has raised $12 million in Series A financing. It’s the startup’s second round of funding, following its $2.1 million seed round back in… Read More

Marc Andreessen Comments on Crowdfunding

As reported in Forbes from the GE Industrial Internet Event in San Francisco, Marc Andreessen made some interesting comments regarding Crowdfunding.  First in mentioning specifically Kickstarter; Kickstarter and similar crowdfunding sites have made a major impact on how demand for products is created and how… Read More