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Some Insights into Marc Andreessen’s New Venture Capital Firm, Andreessen Horowitz « The Mark Bao JournalGist: Andreessen, founder of Netscape, and Horowitz start forward-thinking venture capital firm with a fund of $300 million, investing $50k to $50 million. They prefer technical founders, and like technical CEOs.
Potentially disrupting the established practices of angel investing, investors Yuri Milner (pictured) and Ron Conway have teamed up to offer a blanket investment to every new startup from the Y Combinator incubator. Milner heads Russian investment firm DST (once known as Digital Sky Technologies) and he disrupted venture capital practices when he made investments in Facebook, Zynga and Groupon at very high valuations and easy deal terms.