We've learned about the connection between Michael Ovitz and Marc Andreessen of VC firm Andreessen Horowitz (see Kara Swisher of All Things D, When Marc Met Mike: Andreessen Interviews Ovitz). But how about getting to know a bit more about Andreessen Horowitz's other co-founder, Ben Horowitz? All Things D' Beth Callaghan has compiled '25 Things About Ben Horowitz'; click here to read the article or enjoy the Q&A reprinted below:
Monday, July 30, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
This year the talk mostly surrounded politics as well as concerns over the economy, deficits, and debt. According to the New York Post, 'Hollywood leaders focused on the chilling effects of industry change brought on by labor strife, fragmentation and new technology."
The conference features some heavy hitters, including Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffet, Michael Bloomberg, Ron Meyer, Barry Diller, Harvey Weinstein, Howard Stringer, Tom Brokaw and many more.
Click here to see a few photos featured on the New York post.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
was featured in Forbes Magazine's recent analysis of Opsware's wide-reaching network of ex-employees who have gone on to foster new companies, new ideas, and new firms. The article includes a great diagram, pictured here, mapping the various Silicon Valley and tech interconnections - fascinating stuff.
We've written a lot here about the connection between Michael Ovitz and Andreessen Horowitz; this article helps explain how that connection came to be, as all three are Opsware alums:
"First, former board members stayed connected, including Michael Ovitz, who is now on the Board of Advisors for Andreessen Horowitz (the VC firm cofounded by two Opsware alums previously mentioned, Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz). Ovitz has also launched his own angel VC fund called Broad Beach Ventures."
Click here to read the entire Forbes Magazine article.