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This a16z Alum Is Launching a VC Fund Focused on Platforms You Can ‘Own’

An Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) alum is launching a new venture firm focused on building a crypto-powered “ownership economy.”  Jesse Walden, who focused on blockchain investments at a16z, announced his Variant Fund in a blog post published Tuesday. Walden said the new fund is focused on the idea that the people who make platforms and products …

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While the Global Economy Shudders, Andreessen Horowitz ‘Excited’ to Invest $500M Into the Crypto Industry

The private venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has announced the company is investing $515 million into the cryptocurrency industry. The firm says its “excited” to bolster crypto networks and businesses. Further, the company hopes to strengthen ideas like next-generation payments, a modern store of value, decentralized finance, content monetization, and Web 3.0 concepts. Andreessen …

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Andreessen Horowitz Doubles Down on Crypto Investments With New $515M Fund

Andreessen Horowitz’s (a16z) second crypto fund shows the venture capital firm is targeting specific areas to invest in the cryptocurrency space. The company said Thursday it had raised a total of $515 million – more than the original $450 million target – for a second fund called “Crypto Fund II,” dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain …

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