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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Marc Andreessen’

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 said that now is the right time to step down with the split-up on the way. eBay President and CEO …

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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 together to pony up $50 million to give the popular site a capital infusion. Reddit, which bills itself as The …

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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 in the announcement include Peter Thiel, Ron Conway, Paul Buchheit, Jared Leto, Jessica Livingston, Kevin and Julia Hartz, Mariam Naficy, …

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Marc Andreessen Makes A Surprising Political Donation

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 executive Marissa Mayer have hosted big fundraisers for Democratic candidates, and Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is a huge Obama booster. …

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