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Andreessen Leaves eBay’s Board of Directors Andreessen Leaves eBay’s Board of Directors

Marc Andreessen announced he is resigning from eBay’s board of directors as the company prepares to split into two separate entities: eBay and PayPal. Andreessen has been on the board for six years. He joined in September of 2008. He …

Jared Leto and Snoop Dogg Invest Big in Reddit

What do Dallas Buyer’s Club star (and Oscar winner) Jared Leto, “Gin and Juice” rapper Snoop Dogg, Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen, Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel have in common? They’re all Redditors. And they just joined …

Reddit Raises New $50 Million Round Of Funding Reddit Raises New $50 Million Round Of Funding

Reddit said on Tuesday that it has closed a new $50 million round of outside funding led by Y Combinator President Sam Altman with participation from Sequoia Capital’s Alfred Lin and Andreessen Horowitz’s Marc Andreessen. Other investors mentioned further down …

Marc Andreessen Makes A Surprising Political Donation
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Earlier today, Marc Andreessen, made a surprise political donation of $100,000 to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s SuperPAC. This is a surprise because for the most part Silicone Valley leans very liberal. For Example Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Google …

Marc Andreessen: Facebook To Make Over $500M This Year
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Financially speaking, Marc Andreessen believes Facebook’s on the right track.  Today, the man with ties to Netscape, AOL, and Ning – and who also happens to sit on Facebook’s board – supplied some big figures with respect to the social networking company.

Marc Andreessen & Ben Horowitz Look for Investments
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Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have started a new venture capital firm called (appropriately) Andreessen Horowitz.

Andreessen serves on the boards of both eBay and Facebook, and is a chairman of the board of Ning, which he also co-founded. His biggest claim to fame was co-founding Netscape.

Marc Andreessen Joins eBay’s Board Of Directors
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Marc Andreessen has long been a busy man; he’s worked at or invested in Netscape, AOL, Ning, Digg, and Twitter, for starters.  Now, Andreessen’s interests seem to have turned towards boards of directors, as he joined Facebook’s earlier this year and hopped aboard eBay’s yesterday evening.

Significant Backing for Mobile Video Streaming Service Qik

Mobile video streaming service Qik just got some new big-wig investors. Ning co-founder Marc Andreessen (who is also a Facebook board member) and HP’s business tech manager, Ben Horowitz have invested an as-of-yet unspecified "significant" amount of money into it.

Marc Andreessen Joining Facebook’s Board
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Relevant rumors first appeared about two months ago, and at this point, the move still isn’t official.  It seems a pretty sure thing, however, that Marc Andreessen has joined Facebook’s board of directors.

Andreessen Scores $1.65B For Opsware