Oculus VR will use the money to fund the commercial launch of its virtual reality gaming goggles.
The company places product advertisements inside mobile and social games, which it believes will reach today’s players.
UserMind is developing software that makes it easier for business operations teams to integrate multiple software applications, creating stronger connections between the teams, applications, and data, and making it easier to iterate.
Editor’s Pick VCs are betting on hot cloud startups with focuses on health care, real estate, and other key verticals. Here are six startups you need to know.
Mobile payments startup peeked out of stealth mode long enough to reveal that it has raised a whopping $25 million seed round from some of the most well-known investors out there.
With its audio-fingerprinting technology, the company says it can pinpoint 80 percent of would-be attackers on their first call.
Ride-sharing startup Lyft has closed a $60 million funding round led by venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, the company announced on its blog. It also confirmed raising $15M in October of 2012.
Back in 2009, Apptio was famed venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz’s first investment. Today Apptio announced closing a $45 million fifth round of funding, bringing the company’s total to $136 million.
Online payment network Dwolla has pulled in$16.5 million in a third funding round led by elite venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Editor’s Pick Andreessen Horowitz says that 3D is reaching its tipping point — and the VC firm is putting its money where its mouth is.
Industry veteran Ken Coleman joins venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, 26 years after he introduced founder Ben Horowitz to the technology world.
Editor’s Pick This new partnership between three Silicon Valley powerhouses seeks to capitalize on what could end up being Google’s next big ecosystem after Chrome and Android.
Pinterest has reportedly raised $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.5 billion. In other words, the rumors appear to be true.
Editor’s Pick Game investments were red hot in the first half, but slowed after Zynga’s sinking market value crushed valuations.
Guest Post As a NYC based investor, it’s been pretty incredible to watch New York’s startup scene grow into a dynamic tech playground over the past few years.
Andresseen Horowitz leads the first round of venture funding for PagerDuty, which provides IT alerting and incident tracking software.
What do Silicon Valley’s top VCs expect from 2013? Brace yourselves for self-driving cars, true AI, and much more.
Talk about irony: With the latest version of Bluestacks’ mobile app player, Mac users will be able to run just about any Android app — even though there’s still no method for running iOS apps on OS X.
IFTTT, a service that lets you program various commands such as, “If the weather gets cold, then send me a text,” gets a first round of funding from well-known VC firm Andreessen-Horowitz.
If someone is trying to break into your enterprise, it’s likely because they want your data. Companies are calling for cloud encryption, and Andreessen-Horowitz is joining the chorus by investing $30 million into cloud encryption company CipherCloud.
Y Combinator is tightening the purse strings, cutting the $150,000 investments startups get in half.
Startup Tiny Speck – helmed by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield – announced that it will be shutting down its quirky browser-based, massively-multiplayer game, Glitch, at the end of the year.
Today’s Funding Daily considers how startups are like children, both need investments of time and money to grow.
Daily deals for mom’s site Zulily has raised $85 million from Andreessen Horowitz.
With $15 million from Andreessen Horowitz and others, ItsOn says it’s found two big ways to help mobile carriers make more money: Consumer flexibility and data sponsorships.
Looks like Andreessen-Horowitz is building out its social investments side of the business. It came out today that the venture firm hired Twitter culture guru Elizabeth Weil to help expand its social know-how.
With its investment in Rap Genius, Andreesen Horowitz will help add a new layer of information to the web.
Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz shares tales from his career as a founder, CEO, and investor.
Social product development platform Quirky has raised $68 million from major VC firms.
Magnet Systems didn’t just win over the financial backing of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC, it actually scored more than $47 million in new funding with help from existing investor Andreessen Horowitz. That’s one money magnet.
It wasn’t the sweetest deal ever had, but Silicon Valley investment firm Andreessen Horowitz made nearly $14 million in profit by disposing of its stake in Groupon in June.
A controversial open letter directed at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg left another Marc (Andreessen) in quite the pickle yesterday.
Sports-centered e-commerce site Fanatics, owned by Kynetic, grabbed the attention of Silicon Valley venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Insight Venture Partners to raise a $150 million round of funding at a $1.5 billion.