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ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ - Description and Overview
|INVESTOR TYPE||Venture Capital|
Per the firm, they are open to participating in a variety of investment structures including buying founder shares, investing in public stocks, and contributing to leveraged buyouts. The firm's general partners, Horowitz and Andreessen, expect to participate on company Boards generally only when they've invested more than $5M.
In terms of investment criteria, Andreessen Horowitz expects to fund startups that (1) attack a large market, (2) have a technical founder who intends to be CEO and (3) in the domain of computer science and information technology.
Specifically, the firm will consider the following areas: (1) consumer internet, (2) business internet (SaaS / Cloud Computing), (3) mobile software and services, (4) software-powered consumer electronics, (5) infrastructure and applications software, (6) networking, (7) storage databases and (8) other back-end systems.
Geographically, Andreessen Horowitz is primarily interested in Silicon Valley-based startups but will opportunistically look at opportunities outside of Silicon Valley.
Per the firm, Andreessen Horowitz does not invest in clean tech, green tech, energy, transportation, life sciences (biotech, drug design, medical devices), nanotech, movie production companies, consumer retail, electric cars, rocket ships, space elevators.
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