Category: Andreessen Horowitz

Netscape creator says Web3 really is like the rise of the early internet

Netscape creator says Web3 really is like the rise of the early internet

Billionaire tech entrepreneur turned venture capitalist Marc Andreessen says that Web3 and its underlying blockchain technology reminds him of the rise of the early internet.  Andreessen, better known today as the co-founder of the blockchain-focused venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), originally found success by developing the first widely used web browser called Mosaic and […]

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VC Roundup: Gaming, crypto fintech and blockchain infrastructure dominate venture capital rounds

VC Roundup: Gaming, crypto fintech and blockchain infrastructure dominate venture capital rounds

Cryptocurrency markets remain caught in a macro-based downtrend, with Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) showing further signs of weakness at the end of April. But, venture capital activity in the crypto and blockchain sectors is the strongest it has ever been, offering further evidence that major investors are looking beyond immediate price action and ignoring […]

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a16z’s Chris Dixon tops ‘Midas List’ by turning $350M into $6B in 2021

a16z’s Chris Dixon tops ‘Midas List’ by turning $350M into $6B in 2021

Chris Dixon has topped the Forbes “Midas List” as the most successful venture capital investor in 2022. 738 Total views 6 Total shares Crypto venture capital firms have been investing at unprecedented rates recently and Andreessen Horowitz is one of the industry’s leaders making huge returns on their investments. Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) general partner Chris […]

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Blockchain startups grow as global VC funding generated $25.2B in 2021

Blockchain startups grow as global VC funding generated $25.2B in 2021

Last year was impressive for blockchain startups, as research from CB Insights found that venture capital funding reached new heights during every quarter of 2021. According to CB Insights’ “State Of Blockchain 2021” report, $25.2 billion worth of venture capital funding went to global blockchain startups last year, demonstrating a 713% increase from $3.1 billion […]

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