Marc Lowell Andreessen (/ænˈdriːsən/ an-DREE-sən; born July 9, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is the co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; co-founder of Netscape; and 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. He sits on the board of directors of Facebook, eBay, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, among others. A frequent keynote speaker and guest at Silicon Valley conferences, Andreessen was one of only six inductees in the World Wide Web Hall of Fame announced at the First International Conference on the World-Wide Web in 1994.
Marc Andreessen: With Reid Hoffman at Code 2017
Marc Andreessen is the co-founder of VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. In the early days of the web, Andreessen co-created Mosaic, the first significant graphical internet browser, and cofounded Netscape, which later sold to AOL for $4.2 billion. <br>Reid Hoffman co-founded LinkedIn in 2003, and last year he sold the company to Microsoft for more than $26 billion; he now has a seat on the Microsoft board. Along the way, he became one of Silicon Valley’s most influential investors and connectors as a partner at Greylock Partners.
Marc Andreessen: On How to Raise Money with Ron Conway, and Parker Conrad (HtSaS 2014)
Sam Altman leads a panel Q&A on Fundraising in this lecture with Marc Andreessen, Founder of Netscape and Andreessen Horowitz, Ron Conway, Founder of SV Angel, and Parker Conrad, Founder of Zenefits.
Marc Andreessen: On Building Companies and the Job of CEO At Startup School
Marc Andreessen sits down with former Y Combinator COO Qasar Younis to discuss building companies, the role of a CEO, the role of VC and where he sees the future of Silion Valley and innovation.
Marc Andreessen: On In Tech We Trust? A Debate with Peter Thiel
Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen are Silicon Valley luminaries, epic entrepreneurs and prominent financiers. Both have something to say about where high-tech is taking the world economy, and what is being left behind. Andreessen, co-developer of the first Web browser and now a top venture capitalist, expects software to automate and ultimately dominate most other industries. Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, has written in depth about what he considers the stagnation of innovation in fields that others see as emblems of progress: energy, pharmaceuticals, space exploration, nanotech and much more. In fact, Thiel links the austerity gripping the Western world to productivity gains that never happened. Join these acute observers for a unique exchange on science, business and innovation, or the lack thereof