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Andreessen Horowitz (a16z)

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z)

Andreessen Horowitz (also named a16z) is a US venture capital firm, founded by Marc Andresseen and Ben Horowitz in 2009.

Founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz (known as “a16z”) is a venture capital firm located at 2865 Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California that backs bold entrepreneurs building the future through technology. The firm is stage agnostic: a16z invests in seed to late-stage companies, and both consumer and enterprise technology companies. As of April 2018, a16z has raised $7.1B, across seven funds, including the $650M Bio funds.



Andreessen Horowitz built a network of technical and executive talent; media and marketing resources; Fortune 500/Global 2000 companies; as well as other technology decision makers, influencers, and opinion leaders. The firm uses this network to help their portfolio companies grow. Their operating teams provide entrepreneurs with access to expertise and insights across a range of topics.

Structure

The firm uses a Hollywood talent agency Creative Artists Agency model. Instead of having industry specific general partners, general partner works on behalf of all its portfolio companies.

Timeline

May 1, 2019

Andreessen Horowitz closed on two new funds

One was a $750m early-stage fund and the other a $2b later-stage fund.

Associated investment funds

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Funded Companies

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Golden is a company started in San Francisco, USA. The company is building an encyclopedia and knowledge tool. The founder and CEO of Golden is Jude Gomila.
A company offering an email client designed to be the fastest email experience. The company was founded by Conrad Irwin, Rahul Vohra, and Vivek Sodera in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Ripple is a global currency exchange and remittance network that aims to lower the cost and improve the speed of international bank transfers relative to legacy financial infrastructure.
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Lyft is an American transportation network company. It designs, markets and operates a mobile application for matching drivers with passengers.
Orchid Labs is a company developing the open source Orchid protocol, which is a peer-to-peer network and online marketplace for selling and buying internet bandwidth.
Coinbase is a digital asset exchange company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It operates exchanges of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
LendUp is a company building credit products that cater people with low credit or volatile income. It participated in the W12 cohort of Y Combinator.
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A mining company that utilizes Big data, statistical modeling, and ore-deposit science to research natural resources exploration. It was founded in 2018 and is located in Berkeley, California.
Plivo is a cloud-based Communications platform as a service (CPaaS) company headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company allows software developers to integrate phone calls, text messages, and other communication functions into their applications using its web service APIs.
Pixlee is a company founded by Miraj Mohsin, Jeff Zhifan Chen and Awad Sayeed.
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Bromium is a Cupertino, California-based security company founded by Simon Crosby.

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Amanda Mulay

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Balaji Srinivasan

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Bart Dessaint

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Chaz Flexman

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Cheng Li

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Chris Dixon





Chris Lyons

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Connie Chan





Frank Chen





Fred Kang

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Gina Bianchini

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Grace Ellis

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Jeff Jordan





John O' Farrell





Jorge Conde





Juliet Nyatta

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Kristina Simmons

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Louis Beryl

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Martin Casado





Max Skibinsky

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Maya Rahkonen

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