Latest Marc Andreessen Stories

2014-09-11 08:32:05

Better web design through data MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apropose, a software startup developing a web design analytics platform, announced today that it has closed a $1.875 million seed financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Andreessen Horowitz, with additional support from Pat Hanrahan (founder, Tableau) and Nick McKeown (founder, Nicira). The financing will be used to scale the company's core infrastructure and engineering team in support...

2014-07-29 12:41:17

Top executives to discuss how data analytics can give companies an "unfair advantage" SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mixpanel, the leader in mobile analytics, has announced that their second Data Driven Conference -- featuring keynote speaker Marc Andreessen -- has sold out. For those interested in learning how technology's best and brightest are using data to change the world, Mixpanel will be hosting a free live stream of the event. Tune in to hear candid insight...

2014-05-07 08:39:40

Leading venture capital firms validate need for hyper-converged enterprise data centers and software-defined storage SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxta, a developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP(TM) that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, today announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new investors Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital. Existing investor Andreessen...

2014-03-21 23:03:31

The crypotocurrency convention CoinSummit will take over San Francisco on March 25-26. With an impressive list of Bitcoin all-stars that includes Marc Andreessen, Balaji Srinivasan, Naval Ravikant and Nicolas Cary, the sold-out summit will unveil the 10 major Bitcoin Startups for 2014. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Today CoinSummit announced the 10 Bitcoin startup companies it plans to include in its Startup Showcase -- a prestigious list of new Bitcoin-centered ventures...

2014-03-03 12:28:04

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc. Despite having just days ago professed a desire for "honest, accurate debate" on the issues, eBay declined CNBC's offer to participate in a televised discussion with me. Then last Thursday eBay director Marc Andreessen attempted to defend his business practices to the Wall Street Journal but refused to directly address our assertions regarding his conflicts of interest....

2014-02-24 12:30:17

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc. Dear Fellow eBay Stockholders, We have recently accumulated a significant position in eBay's common stock because we believe there is great long-term value in the business. However, after diligently researching this company we have discovered multiple lapses in corporate governance. These include certain material conflicts of interest, which we believe could...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.