Category: Ben Horowitz

AI, Data, Culture: In Conversation with Ben Horowitz, GP, a16z

Ben Horowitz resoundingly falls in the category of “needing no introduction”: a highly successful entrepreneur who navigated a perilous situation with his business (Loudcloud, which […]

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Wartime CEO

I read Ben Horowitz’s The Hard Thing About Hard Things last weekend. This is the third time I’ve read it. It gets better each time. […]

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Online VC FundersClub launches Network Search to better connect its 17,000 members

 Network effects in venture capital are no joke. Sure, people want to close rounds with brand name funds like Sequoia and Andreessen Horowitz because they […]

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Yes And

Last night, my family and I took a Dabble class.  It was Improv, and taught by Shelia M. Gagne.  This year, instead of traveling at […]

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SnapLogic Survives Its Re-do and Raises $37.5 Million

SnapLogic Chief Executive Gaurav Dhillon Barry Robinson Not all startups are allowed the luxury of redoing their products, and not all CEOs survive the process. […]

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a16z Podcast: Belief — An Interview with Oprah Winfrey – Ben Horowitz and Oprah Winfrey

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/228715793″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   This special episode of the a16z Podcast is based on a Q&A from an early screening we […]

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a16z Podcast: Straight Outta Compton, The Interview (including Ice Cube and Ben Horowitz) – with Ice Cube, F. Gary Gray, Corey Hawkins, Ben Horowitz, O’Shea Jackson Jr., and Jason Mitchell

  This special episode of the a16z Podcast is based on a Q&A from an early screening we hosted of Universal Pictures’ Straight Outta Compton, […]

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12 Things I Learned from Ben Horowitz about Management, Investing, and Business – by Tren Griffin

Ben Horowitz is a co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to being a venture capitalist, he co-founded Loudcloud, a managed services provider […]

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Hot Seat by Dan Shapiro: A Book Every Startup CEO Should Read

On Saturday, I polished off Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook. I started it last weekend at the tail end of my Weekend Reading on Startup Communities but four […]

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ClearStory Data Names Tim Howes as First CTO

ClearStory Chief Technology Officer Tim Howes ClearStory Data Big-data software company ClearStory Data Inc. has named long-time Silicon Valley technologist Dr. Timothy Howes as chief […]

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Slack’s Story Justifies Sky-High Tech Valuations, Ben Horowitz Says

With Nasdaq Composite index last week surpassing an all-time record it set 15 years ago, questions about a tech bubble are beginning to swirl again. […]

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Ben's blog 2015-04-06 10:17:00

“I have seen far too many people who upon recognizing today’s gap try very hard to determine what decision has to be made to close […]

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The truth is hard to swallow, and hard to say, tooBut I graduated from that bullshit, now I hate school —Lil Wayne, “CoCo“

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“I said that I’mma ride for my motherf*ckin’ n***asMost likely I’mma die with my finger on the triggerI’ve been grindin outside all day with my […]

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“The campaign is global – the dollar ain’t what it used to beSwitch a franc for a dollar, you get like 1.3″—Ryan Leslie, Swiss Francs

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One Management Concept

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“Even if it’s jazz or the quiet stormI hook a beat up and convert it into hip-hop form”-Rakim, “I Ain’t No Joke“

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“You’re quite hostile,I’ve got a right to be hostile,my people been persecuted.”– Public Enemy

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“Damn, here we go againPeople talking shit, but when shit hit the fanEverything I’m not, made me everything I am”—Kanye West, “Everything I Am”   Audio […]

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“Real quick, whole squad on that real sh*t0 to 100, n***a, real quick”—Drake, “0 to 100/The Catch Up” For the audio version of this post click […]

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