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Marc Andreessen

Cofounder and Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
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Net worth 2018: $1.24 Billion
Residence: Atherton, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 9 July 1971
Sigh: Leo
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
BIOGRAPHY

Marc Andreessen was bornon 9 July 1971 in Atherton, California, United States, is Cofounder and Partner, Andreessen Horowitz. Marc Andreessen is #1815 in List Billionaires People In The World. Andreessen runs influential Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, whose successful investments include Instagram and Oculus VR. His first claim to fame was cofounding web browser firm Netscape, which AOL bought in 1998 for $4.2 billion in stock. Andreessen biggest score was as a seed investor in Facebook. He also cofounded Loudcloud, which, renamed Opsware, sold to Hewlett-Packard for $1.6 billion in July 2007.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2017

$1 Billion

2018

$1.24 Billion

TIMELINE
2016

In February 2016, Marc Andreessen posted a tweet in response to India's decision to apply net neutrality to Facebook's proposed project Free Basics

2015

His venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has invested more than $227 million in bitcoin-related startups as of July 19, 2015

2013

In 2013, Andreessen was one of five Internet and Web pioneers awarded the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

2012

In 2012, Andreessen expressed some support for Republican candidate Mitt Romney

2011

In September 2011, it was announced that Ning had been sold to Mode Media for a reported price of $150 million

2010

Andreessen is an investor in social news website Digg and several other technology startups such as Plazes, Netvibes, CastTV, Twitter, and the RockMelt browser launched in 2010

2009

On September 1, 2009, an investor group that included Andreessen Horowitz acquired a majority stake in Skype for $2

2007

Opsware was purchased by Hewlett-Packard in September 2007 for about $1

2005

Between 2005 and 2009, Andreessen and longtime business partner Ben Horowitz separately invested a total of $4 million in 45 start-ups that included Twitter and Qik

2003

Loudcloud sold its hosting business to EDS and changed its name to Opsware in 2003, with Andreessen serving as chairman

2001

Loudcloud was a services-based Web hosting company that made an IPO in 2001

1997

In 1997, Andreessen was featured on the cover of Interactive Week Magazine

1995

Netscape's IPO in 1995 propelled Andreessen into the imagination of the public

1994

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

1993

After his graduation from UIUC in 1993, Andreessen moved to California to work at Enterprise Integration Technologies

1971

Marc Lowell Andreessen (/ænˈdriːsən/ an-DREE-sən; born July 9, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer

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