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Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is a venture capital firm that invests in technology companies at various stages of development.

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a16z

founded date

01.06.2009

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Private

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Founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, a16z invests in a wide range of technology sectors including consumer, enterprise, bio/healthcare, crypto, fintech, and games. The firm is led by general partners with extensive experience in the technology industry, and it aims to connect entrepreneurs with experts and resources to help their businesses grow. a16z has built a network of technical and executive talent, media and marketing resources, Fortune 500 companies, and other technology decision makers. They focus on investing in software and technology companies that are shaping the future.
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a16z Cultural Leadership Fund

Cultural Leadership Fund connects cultural leaders to new tech companies.

count Of Investments

10
a16z crypto

a16z crypto

a16z crypto is a $300M venture fund that invests in crypto companies and protocols.

count Of Investments

59

Location

Menlo Park, CA, USA
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Raised 
19.02.2024
Yes
$6.3M
14.02.2024
No
$30M
08.02.2024
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$10M
Rasa

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Location

San Francisco, CA, USA

Sector

Software and Computer Services

total rounds

5

Subsector

Software

total raised

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Upstash

Upstash

Upstash provides a serverless data platform for developers with a consumption-based pricing model.

Location

San Jose, CA, USA

Sector

Software and Computer Services

total rounds

2

Subsector

Software

total raised

$11.9M
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Filestack

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DeepMap

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Personal Care, Drug and Grocery Stores

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Subsector

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Slack

Slack

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Location

San Francisco, CA, USA

Sector

Media

total rounds

14

Subsector

Media Agencies

total raised

$1.39B

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Software, Collaboration, SaaS

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Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen was the Co-founder of LoudCloud Systems.

current job

Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

count Of Investments

37

count Of Exists

23

Marc Andreessen

Ben Horowitz
Ben Horowitz

Ben Horowitz

Ben Horowitz is a cofounder and general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers, The Hard Thing About Hard Things and What You Do Is Who You Are. He also created the a16z Cultural Leadership Fund to connect the greatest cultural leaders to the best new technology companies, and enable more young African Americans to enter the technology industry. Prior to a16z, Ben was cofounder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard for $1.6 billion in 2007, and was appointed vice president and general manager of Business Technology Optimization for Software at HP. Earlier, he was vice president and general manager of America Online’s E-commerce Platform division, where he oversaw development of the company’s flagship Shop@AOL service. Previously, Ben ran several product divisions at Netscape Communications. He also served as vice president of Netscape’s widely acclaimed Directory and Security product line. Before joining Netscape in July 1995, he held various senior product marketing positions at Lotus Development Corporation. Ben has an MS in Computer Science from UCLA and a BA in Computer Science from Columbia University. Ben serves on the board of Anyscale, Caffeine, Databricks, Genius, Mayvenn, Medium, NationBuilder, Okta ($OKTA), Sisu, Tanium, TripActions, UnitedMasters, and Usermind.

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a16z crypto
a16z crypto

Ben Horowitz

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Shannon Schiltz
Shannon Schiltz

Shannon Schiltz

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Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Shannon Schiltz

Partner, Technical Talent and People Practices

Gabriel Vasquez
Gabriel Vasquez

Gabriel Vasquez

Gabriel Vasquez is a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

current job

Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Gabriel Vasquez

Partner

Garrett Biel
Garrett Biel

Garrett Biel

Garrett Biel is the Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

current job

Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Garrett Biel

Partner

Andrew Chen
Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, focusing on consumer technology. Previously, he led the the Rider Growth teams at Uber. For the past decade, he’s written about mobile, metrics, and growth at http://andrewchen.co. He is an advisor/investor for tech startups including AngelList, Barkbox, Boba Guys, Dropbox, Front, Gusto, Kiva, Product Hunt, Tinder, Workato and others. Previously, he was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Mohr Davidow Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based firm with $2B under management. He holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Washington.

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Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

count Of Investments

18

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4

Andrew Chen

General Partner

Peter Lauten
Peter Lauten

Peter Lauten

Peter Lauten is the Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

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Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Peter Lauten

Partner

Jamie Sullivan
Jamie Sullivan

Jamie Sullivan

Jamie Sullivan is a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

current job

Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Jamie Sullivan

Partner

Jared Georgakopoulos
Jared Georgakopoulos

Jared Georgakopoulos

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Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Jared Georgakopoulos

Partner - Talent

Erin Tonnar
Erin Tonnar

Erin Tonnar

Erin Tonnar is the Executive Briefing Center Guest Coordinator at Andreessen Horowitz. She attended University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

current job

Andreessen Horowitz
Andreessen Horowitz

Erin Tonnar

Executive Briefing Center Guest Coordinator

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