Tag: a16z

Dec 15 2022

A16z leads $100 million raise for web3 privacy firm Aztec Network

Dec 15 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  a16z aztec network web3 web3 news

The privacy-focused web3 firm Aztec Network raised $100 million in Series B funding led by the web3 investment firm a16z. A16z Crypto, a venture capital firm, announced a $100 million Series B investment round for the exclusive layer-2 chain Aztec Network on December 15. A Capital, King River, Variant, SV Angel, Hash Key, Fenbushu, and […] The post...

Aug 31 2022

A16z develops licenses for NFTs, based on Creative Commons model

Aug 31 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  a16z license news nfts

Venture Capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has developed six(6) licensing templates that give creators the power to set variables for their work's future use. A16z, a venture capital firm, revealed on Wednesday that it had developed a set of six licenses specifically for nonfungible tokens (NFTs) based on the Creative Commons model. Similar to Creative […] The post...

Aug 30 2022

Remembering the Failed Crypto Projects a16z Backed

Aug 30 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  a16z analysis andreessen horowitz

Even Silicon Valley giants like Andreessen Horowitz make investment blunders from time to time. Here are some of the top crypto projects they made bad bets on. OpenBazaar OpenBazaar was...

Jun 01 2022

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Launches New $4.5 Billion Cryptocurrency Fund

Leading cryptocurrency investment firm Andreesen Horowitz (a16z) launched its fourth digital assets-oriented fund last week. Dubbed “Crypto Fund 4”, the new investment vehicle will pursue investments across a plethora of crypto and blockchain use cases.

May 25 2022

a16z Finalizes Record-Breaking $4.5B Crypto Fund

May 25 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  a16z crypto news

Andreessen Horowitz has confirmed it will go ahead with a new $4.5 billion crypto investment fund after rumors the firm was planning a record-breaking raise spread earlier this year. a16z...

May 22 2022

A16z Rolls Out $600 Million Gaming, Web3 And Metaverse Dedicated Fund

Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) is launching a new fund that will exclusively invest in the gaming and metaverse industries. The new $600 million fund is comprised of a pool of dedicated cash and a new internal structure aimed at locating acquisitions inside the gaming vertical. The fund, which aspires to establish the future of the gaming industry, intends to support many businesses and initiatives...

May 20 2022

a16z’s ‘State of Crypto’ report shows crypto is in a really good state

May 20 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  a16z analysis defi edge investments

Few companies in the VC space have exposure to crypto as a16z has. Founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, Andressen Horowitz began investing in crypto companies in 2013 with investments in Coinbase and Ripple and now has just under 50 Web3 companies in its portfolio. On May 17th, the company published the...

May 19 2022

a16z Launches $600M Gaming Fund to Power the Metaverse Future

One of the leading cryptocurrency venture capital investors, a16z, has announced a $600 million “GAMES FUND ONE” fund, designed to pursue investment opportunities in the gaming sector. According to the official statement, the firm believes “games infrastructure and technologies” will play a pivotal role in the creation of the Metaverse.

May 18 2022

a16z Invests $600M in Metaverse Gaming Fund

May 18 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  a16z business

Andreessen Horowitz has announced $600 million in funding for its new Games Fund One, an inaugural fund dedicated to building the future of the games industry. a16z Looks to the...

May 16 2022

NFT-Focused Flow Launches $725M Ecosystem Fund in Collaboration with a16z, DCG, and others

Flow, a leading NFT blockchain ecosystem and home to popular collectibles platforms such as NBA Top Shot and NFL All Day, announced the launch of a $725 million ecosystem fund last week. According to the company’s press release, the Web3 platform will support blockchain developers building on the Flow blockchain via capital investments, FLOW token grants and in-kind support.

May 04 2022

Andreessen Horowitz to Invest $500 Million in Indian Startups

Andressen Horowitz, one of the largest venture capital firms in the world, is reportedly aiming to deploy $500 million in the Indian startup sector. The move comes three months after the company–commonly referred to as a16z–raised $9 billion for a trio of new venture, growth, and bio funds.

Mar 30 2022

Mar 07 2022

DeFi Updates | a16z Invests in Lido Finance | March Week 1

Mar 07 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  a16z defi kava pancakeswap terra usd

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is arguably one of the most interesting aspects of the entire blockchain and crypto sphere. There’s been an increasing interest in DeFi resulting in increased adoption and usage. To keep our readers informed of DeFi events, we have compiled some of last week's top DeFi updates. Therefore, these DeFi updates range from...

Feb 03 2022

Jan 21 2022

Why a Coinbase Listing May Not Be a Good Thing for a Token

Jan 21 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  a16z coinbase fais khan shows unchained

Fais Khan, author of the Startups and Econ newsletter, dives into his recently published research report, "You Don't Own Web3": A Coinbase Curse and How VCs Sell Crypto to Retail. Show highlights: whether tokens perform better...

Why a Coinbase Listing May Not Be a Good Thing for a Token

Jan 21 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  a16z coinbase fais khan shows unchained

Fais Khan, author of the Startups and Econ newsletter, dives into his recently published research report, "You Don't Own Web3": A Coinbase Curse and How VCs Sell Crypto to Retail. Show highlights: whether tokens perform better...

Jan 20 2022

Jan 13 2022

Near Foundation Raises $150 Million for Major DeFi Push, NEAR Catapults to New ATH

Near Foundation, the owner and developer of a leading Ethereum competitor, Near (NEAR), has announced the close of a $150 million financing round led by Three Arrows Capital with participation from several prominent crypto investment firms. The new capital will reportedly go towards the expansion of Near’s decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.

Jan 10 2022

Crypto-Focused Investment Firm a16z Raises $9 Billion For Its New Venture, Growth, and Bio Funds

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, also referred to as a16z, has recently announced it raised $9 billion that will be distributed among the company’s new trio of investment funds. The company made headlines last year when it launched a massive $2.2 billion crypto fund and later led a $100 million Series B investment in OpenSea, the largest non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace in the...

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