Introducing the Talent x Opportunity Fund - Andreessen HorowitzThe Talent x Opportunity Fund (TxO) is designed for entrepreneurs who have the talent, drive, and ideas to build great businesses but lack the typical background and resources to do so. In addition to seed capital, we will provide these potentially great entrepreneurs with the knowledge and the network of Andreessen Horowitz through training programs and more. The goal is to give these entrepreneurs a chance to then get further funding (much like an accelerator for the unseen, where the outcome is to go get VC money) or to grow their businesses their way based on the learnings.
Financial Distancing: How Venture Capital Follows the Economy Down and Curtails InnovationNBER Working Paper No. 27150 Issued in May 2020 NBER Program(s):Corporate Finance, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Although late-stage venture capital (VC) activity did not change dramatically in the first two months after the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S., early-stage VC activity declined by 38%. The particular sensitivity of early-stage VC investment to market ...1
Meet The Entrepreneur Who Just Raised $5 Million For His Cookware StartupCaraway, a direct-to-consumer home cooking brand founded by Under 30 honoree Jordan Nathan, announced it closed a $5.3M seed round. The funding comes from over 100+ investors, which include traditional venture capital funds, consumer-focused angels, and other entrepreneurs.