Marc Andreessen

Marc Lowell Andreessen (/ænˈdriːsɨn/ an-DREE-sən; born July 9, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, investor and software engineer. He is best known as co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; as co-founder of Netscape Communications Corporation; and as co-founder and general partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He founded and later 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.
Posts about Marc Andreessen
  • Facebook’s 2016 Annual Meeting: Peter Thiel Remains on Board

    … grant of restricted stock units to non-employee directors in 2013: Facebook recommended that shareholders vote for this proposal, and they did. The ratification of Facebook’s grant of RSUs to non-employee directors in 2014 and 2015: Facebook recommended that shareholders vote for this proposal, and they did. The approval of the company’s annual…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 24 readers -
  • The Physical World Is Eating the Web

    … I’ve always been a big fan of Marc Andreessen, and particularly his mantra that software is eating the world. We’re now seeing that play out in local commerce in lots of ways. The framework could even be flipped: The world is eating software. The subject of innovation is increasingly atoms instead of bits. IoT blends the two, as do beacons…

    Michael Boland/ Street Fightin Paid Search Google- 18 readers -
  • A Day in the Life of a Content Strategist

    … tomorrow—a ritual he borrowed from Marc Andreessen. As Ciotti told me, “I find it a good way to close out for the day and create a sense of preparedness to hit the ground running the next morning.” The post A Day in the Life of a Content Strategist appeared first on The Content Strategist. …

    Danny Wong/ The Content Strategistin Content- 23 readers -
  • 5 things we learned about Twitter in 2014

    …) who have built $25B+ companies that double revenue each year is remarkably low. — Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) November 7, 2014 It’s about the influence, stupid Twitter’s main rebuttal to such criticisms has been to emphasize how outsized its cultural influence is relative to the size of its user base. Twitter execs routinely stress that tweets…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Social Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Nick Denton to Gawker’s VC-stuffed competitors: You’re drunk

    … notes, is that the media industry is about to be “eaten” by software, as VC Marc Andreessen has predicted. The media ecosystem is no exception; in fact it is crying out for simplification and streamlining through software. If there’s any eating to be done, we’ll be one of the companies around the table. At stake is not just our own long-term future…

    Brian Morrissey/ Digiday- 5 readers -
  • Marc Andreessen Trusts Receive Facebook Shares

    … Facebook director Marc Andreessen reported in a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday that two funds that he is the trustee of received shares of Facebook class-A common stock from The Founders Fund II Entrepreneurs Fund. The Andreessen 1996 Living Trust received 1,665 shares, and it now holds 1,625,124 shares…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 11 readers -
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