Ben Horowitz is a co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz (www.a16z.com), a stage-agnostic venture capital firm that provides funding to the best new technology companies.
Prior to a16z, Ben was co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP in 2007 for $1.6 billion.
Earlier, Ben ran several product divisions at Netscape Communications. He also served as vice president of Netscape’s widely acclaimed Directory and Security product line.
Ben has a BA in Computer Science from Columbia University and a MS in Computer Science from UCLA.
Ben serves on the board of many companies including Foursquare, Jawbone, Lytro, NationBuilder, Okta, Rap Genius and Tidemark.
Co-Founder & Partner
May 1, 2009 - Current (over 7 years)
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|Jun 20, 2016||Funders Club Blog - Founders’ Guide: 7 Tips for Raising your Seed Round from Angel Investors|
|Jun 16, 2016||Huffington Post - Tech - On Being A Wartime CEO|
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