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Andreessen Horowitz Just Broke One of Its Own Rules, Paving the Way for a More Diverse Silicon Valley | Inc.com

Andreessen Horowitz has promoted Connie Chan to general partner, scrapping one of its longstanding rules about who can and can't hold the leadership position. Upon its founding in 2009, the venture capital firm created a rule that only former founders and CEOs of tech companies could be a general …

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VCs on the Move, monthly recap as of July 17

Read on to find out more about recent hires and other moves in the venture community over the past four weeks, including hires at Andreessen …

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Andreessen Horowitz Names Connie Chan A General Partner, Ending VC Firm's No-Promotion Policy

Andreessen Horowitz has prided itself on breaking some of venture capital’s longtime norms in its nine years of operation. Now with the promotion of Connie Chan to general partner, it’s breaking one of its own.<p>With Chan’s promotion announced on Tuesday, Andreessen Horowitz has a dozen general …

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Connie Chan breaks the mold at Andreessen Horowitz, becoming the first general partner to be promoted from within

Investor Connie Chan has made such an impact on her colleagues at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) since joining the firm in 2011 that today, they’re announcing Chan’s appointment to general partner.<p>It’s a big deal for the Sand Hill Road venture firm for numerous reasons. First, Chan becomes just the …

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Andreessen Horowitz names Connie Chan a General Partner, ending the VC firm's no-promotion policy

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Andreessen Horowitz's newest general partner left a lasting impression on Chance the Rapper after she helped him enter the Chinese market

Venture capitalist Connie Chan is known in Silicon Valley for her expertise on the Chinese tech market. But it turns out she also knows a thing or two about the international rap scene.<p>That factoid was revealed Tuesday by her boss, Andreessen Horowitz cofounder Ben Horowitz, in a blog post …

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Andreessen Horowitz promotes Chan to GP

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Toka snaps up $12.5 mln seed

<b>Toka</b>, a cyber capacity-building company, has raised $12.5 million in seed funding. The investors included <b>Andreessen Horowitz, Dell Technologies</b> …

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Dialpad procures $50 mln Series D

<b>Dialpad</b>, the pure-cloud business communications provider, has raised $50 million in Series D funding. <b>ICONIQ Capital</b> led the round with participation …

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An Intro to Crypto: Building Companies, from People to Code

<b>watch time: 27 minutes</b><p>Whether it’s sharing the decision-making behind joining a crypto company to the perspectives of a passionate early adopters (or …

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B Capital leads Series A round for Journera

<b>Journera</b>, travel-focused software platform, has raised $9 million in Series A financing.<b> B Capital Group</b> led the round with participation from<b></b> …

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Silicon Valley’s Top VC Andreessen Horowitz Has Found Its First Major Crypto Bet

Blockchain is all the rage. But the startup scene around this emerging technology is tricky to navigate. In a world where virtually every company is …

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Andreessen Horowitz Pours $300 Million into Crypto Fund

Andreessen Horowitz on Monday debuted a $300 million investment fund that will specialize in cryptoassets and projects that build on blockchains, the …

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Blockchain cloud computing company Oasis Labs raises $45 mln

Berkeley, California-based <b>Oasis Labs</b>, a provider of cloud computing platform for the blockchain, announced it has raised $45 million in funding from</b> …

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Obama visited a top-tier Sand Hill Road venture capital firm on a Silicon Valley trip

Okta. Used by permission<p><b>Former President Barack Obama visited the Andreessen Horowitz offices in Menlo Park, California on Friday.</b>• <b><br>Obama previously</b> …

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Andreessen Horowitz Launches $300M "Long-Term" Cryptocurrency Fund

<b>At a time when regulators in the US and elsewhere are finally cracking down on ICOs</b> - though the industry as a whole has largely failed to shed its …

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Will bitcoin recover? Leading investors Andreessen Horowitz bet price will go up with $300m cryptocurrency fund

The price of bitcoin is in free-fall, having lost almost $14,000 in value since its 2017 peak. But while the cryptocurrency hovers around its lowest …

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Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley have been checking out a hot VR startup, and now Andreessen Horowitz is in talks to invest

• <b>Sandbox VR, a virtual reality entertainment startup, is raising a new round of funding, Business Insider has learned.</b>• <b><br>Andreessen Horowitz is in talks</b> …

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Andreessen Horowitz Launches New Crypto Fund | Investopedia

Andreessen Horowitz, a well-known private American venture capital firm, has jumped on the cryptocurrency fund bandwagon. The Menlo Park, …

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Andreessen Horowitz just launched a crypto fund

<i>This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>US-based VC firm Andreessen Horowitz is reportedly "closing in on" $300 million for a blockchain-dedicated fund, called a16z crypto, according to The Wall Street …

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Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz discusses: When should you IPO?

Ben Horowitz, co-founder and general partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, was onstage at the Tech in Asia 2015 conference in Tokyo to …

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Andreessen Horowitz Launches $300 Million Crypto Fund Co-Led By Its First Female General Partner

One of venture capital’s highest-profile venture capital firms has named a splashy first female investment partner as the co-leader of a new $300 million crypto fund.<p>Andreessen Horowitz announced on Monday that it had hired Kathryn Haun as a general partner and one of the two lead investors of a16z …

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Venture Capital Giant Announces $300 Million Crypto Dedicated Fund

Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz announced that it has raised $300 million to invest in the crypto marketplace through a …

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Andreessen Horowitz launches $300 million crypto fund

Prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a $300 million fund that will focus on cryptocurrencies.<p>The fund, to be called a16z crypto after the VC's nickname, will invest in cryptocurrency companies, coins, tokens and protocols, the company said Monday. The fund …

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Andreessen Horowitz Has Launched a $300 Million Crypto Fund

Silicon Valley investment powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has launched a new $300 million fund focused on cryptocurrencies.<p>The fund, as …

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Andreessen Horowitz Has Launched a $300M Crypto Fund

Andreessen Horowitz has launched a $300 million crypto fund dedicated to investing in cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-related projects.The …

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Andreessen is closing on $300 million for pure-play crypto fund

Andreessen Horowitz has embraced the crypto sector in ways no other major U.S. venture-capital firm has done to date.<p>Now it is adding firepower, and …

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Andreessen Horowitz Announces First Female General Partner

Andreessen Horowitz announced that Katie Haun will be the firm's first female general partner, leading a newly formed $300 million cryptocurrency …

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Andreessen Pure-Play Crypto Fund Won’t Have Cap Limiting Most VCs

Former U.S. prosecutor will co-lead $300 million fund with Chris Dixon<p>Andreessen Horowitz has embraced the crypto sector in ways no other major U.S. venture-capital firm has done to date.<p>Now it is adding firepower, and capital, to its efforts by closing on $300 million for a new blockchain-focused …

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Andreessen Horowitz announces $300M cryptocurrency fund

It seems that the American venture capital (VC) firm Andreessen Horowitz —known for its successful Silicon Valley investments — is ready to foray deeper into the cryptocurrency space.<p>The firm announced a $300 million cryptocurrency fund in a blog post on Monday.<p>The fund named “a16zcrypto” will be …

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