Category: Andreessen

Former Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans joins EF as Venture Partner
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Former Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans joins EF as Venture Partner

Entrepreneur First (EF), the London-headquartered “talent investor” that backs individuals pre-team and pre-idea to enable them to found startups, has appointed former Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans as a Venture Partner. A well-respected analyst with a background in the tech and media industries, Evans will be tasked with providing “analysis, insight and recommendations” for new…

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Andreessen Horowitz hires Julie Yoo as general partner
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Andreessen Horowitz hires Julie Yoo as general partner

Julie Yoo has joined Andreessen Horowitz as its newest general partner. She will make investments out of the venture capital firm’s bio fund, which closed on $450 million in 2017. Yoo spent the last eight years as a co-founder and chief product officer of Kyruus, a venture-backed healthcare provider matching tool. She’s joins as a16z’s…

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Andreessen Horowitz Tackles Washington’s Crypto Cops in Unusual Private Sitdown
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Andreessen Horowitz Tackles Washington’s Crypto Cops in Unusual Private Sitdown

VC firm Andreessen Horowitz Co-Founder Marc Andreessen reportedly delivered the opening remarks to a cadre of Washington regulators. | Source: REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonBy CCN Markets: Angel investment and venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has taken an “unusual” measure in the fight against Washington’s clampdown on cryptocurrency. To secure its stake within the emerging crypto industry, the…

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Andreessen Horowitz values camping business Hipcamp at $127M
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Andreessen Horowitz values camping business Hipcamp at $127M

Hipcamp uses technology to get people away from technology. The San Francisco-based startup provides a “people-powered platform” that unlocks access to private land for camping, glamping or just a beautiful spot to park your RV, as described by Alyssa Ravasio, founder and chief executive officer. Amid explosive growth in emerging markets, including Florida and Texas,…

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