Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park

About

Andreessen Horowitz was established in 2009, and is a well known VC. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park. The fund is located in United States, North America.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Internet, Cloud Computing. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 120 more industries for this fund. Airbnb, Lyft, Slack Technologies are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 7 other countries. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3.

The fund was created by Ben Horowitz, Marc Andreessen. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 84.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Besides Andreessen Horowitz, start-ups are typically funded by Streamlined Ventures, Naval Ravikant, Menlo Ventures and 444 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are SV Angel, Webb Investment Network, Trinity Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 513. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Wellington Management, Shasta Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, as well as 440 other investors.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2017. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into more than 49 deals annually. Andreessen Horowitz is involved in 14 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. In 2013, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 13 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. At the time of investment by Andreessen Horowitz, a typical start-up valuation would be more than 1 billion dollars.

Year Founded

2009

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: a16z.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

99.2% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

>24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

33.2% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x5.7

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

4.9 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.68 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

52

Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]

6

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

9

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Streamlined Ventures, Menlo Ventures

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Wellington Management, Shasta Ventures, Salesforce Ventures

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