Marc Andreessen: Venture Capital Investment Philosophy

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A interview and Q&A with Venture Capitalist and Co-Founder of Andreessen Horowitz, Marc Andreessen. In this interview Marc discusses what he looks for in investments and how his model of a venture capital firm has aided his success. Marc also talks of the two traits he looks for in founders, that of courage and genius and how rare they are to find in combination. 📚 Marc Andreessen’s favourite books are located at the bottom of the description❗

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Video Segments:
0:00 Introduction
0:51 Technology Bubble
4:38 MBA’s flocking to the tech sector is a sign of a bubble
5:20 How great tech companies are built
9:27 MBA’s to help the business side of tech start ups
12:18 Coming up with current VC model
16:43 Identifying founders
21:10 Your most courageous moment
22:53 Your relationship with Ben Horowitz
27:30 Dealing with allegations in press
29:32 How do you spend your day
31:57 Particular technologies you are excited about/Best & worst pitches
38:36 What matters most to you and why
41:00 Start of Q&A
41:02 Why are you interested in the News business?
47:10 If you were an MBA, where would you go to work?
50:06 Path for affordable internet and frontier technologies?

Marc Andreessen’s Favourite Books🔥
Life: The Movie:http://bit.ly/LifeTheMovie
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man:http://bit.ly/ConfessionsEconomic
And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out) Wall Street:http://bit.ly/MoneyKeptRolling
Last Call:http://bit.ly/LastCallMA
Startup Rising:http://bit.ly/Startuprising

Interview Date: 8th March,2015
Event: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Supporting document: http://bit.ly/MAarticle
Original Image Source:http://bit.ly/MAVCPic

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Comments

John Smith says:

I told you Humpty dumpty was real

A. X. says:

Uhm Aaa So-this-talking-style-is-so-very…Umm Aaa.. 2006 and Actually-Umm so Not-a-good-sign

Hari Nair says:

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Watch the video at 0.75x speed!

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vsv 4 says:

He looks like
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xkeo21 says:

This man speaks so fast it must be annoying as hell to work with him.

LedFingers says:

He should let his hair grow on the sides more. Cultivate the Larry Fine look. With that skull of his it would be freaky yet awesome.

suk d says:

man! he talks so fast, the audience must be wondering what the hell lol.

Dylan R says:

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Marlon Thomas Jr says:

He said "uhhmm" a total of 1,386 times.

Yort says:

This man has a strange skull

bruno mars says:

The first step for any business looking for venture capital is to submit a business plan. https://qz.com/586793/in-2016-indias-most-prolific-venture-capital-firm-is-keen-on-food-pharma-and-beer/

Elizabeth HONG says:

What is the name of the book he mentioned? couldn't find in google

Alejandro Becalli says:

Did he ever think about using that thing as a dildo? Wow

GuerrillaFPS says:

He talks so fast

Zes says:

its not intimidating, of course can make suggestions etc, ts not idiotic, fool. The founders are not wussx, less tough etc

Uniform Health says:

this was great thank you

Rezonite says:

Dude this guys a fucking real life alien!! Fk! They are! Real..

Fratzke Brothers says:

Wow. Some eye opening comments, and some reallyy interesting information. Great talk overall

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