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Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is the co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; co-founder of Netscape; and co-founder and general partner of a16z.

Marc Lowell Andreessen was born on July 9, 1971 in Cedar Falls, Iowa, U.S. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Marc co-authored Mosaic and co-founded Netscape.

He later founded and sold the software company Opsware to Hewlett-Packard. Andreessen is also a co-founder of Ning, a company that provides a platform for social networking websites. He sits on the board of directors of Facebook, eBay, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, among others. A frequent keynote speaker and guest at Silicon Valley conferences, Andreessen was one of only six inductees in the World Wide Web Hall of Fame announced at the First International Conference on the World-Wide Web in 1994.

Timeline

July 9, 1971
Marc Andreessen was born in Cedar Falls.

People

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LinkedIn

Further reading

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Author
Link
Type
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Applied Intuition Series C - Andreessen Horowitz

Marc Andreessen

Web

October 22, 2020

Marc Andreessen On Productivity, Scheduling, Reading Habits, Work, and More - Andreessen Horowitz

Marc Andreessen and Sriram Krishnan

Web

September 7, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Bio Eats World: It's Time to Build in Healthcare--COVID 19, Innovation, and What Comes Next - Andreessen Horowitz

October 26, 2020

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

Andreessen Horowitz

Scott Kupor

Menlo Park, California

Venture Capital

News

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Date
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Description
February 16, 2021
The Indian Express
The Clubhouse app, which lets people gather in audio chat rooms to discuss different topics, has been downloaded nearly 4 million times in the last month alone, according to Apptopia.
Candy Cheng
February 6, 2021
Business Insider
Andreessen and Horowitz are the cofounders of a major Silicon Valley venture firm which is an investor in Clubhouse, the buzzy audio chat app.
Alexei Oreskovic
January 13, 2021
Business Insider
In this week's Insider Tech newsletter we look at the battle over free speech that's put Twitter and Facebook in the spotlight.
Christine Hall
December 29, 2020
Crunchbase News
Smerklo spoke about his journey, what his children really think he does for a living, and how he pays his knowledge forward to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Walter Thompson
April 29, 2020
TechCrunch
If we want to learn how to build in times of crises, it's worth looking at the innovators and entrepreneurs that tackled such complex problems before us.
Connie Loizos
April 19, 2020
TechCrunch
It's scary, living with a killer virus that we can't yet destroy and that has completely upended our lives for who knows how long. It's very easy to feel helpless in the face of it all, to throw up one's hands. Don't do this, says Marc Andreessen in thoughtful new essay published today to the [...]
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