Andreessen Horowitz is a venture capital firm that provides seed, venture and growth-stage funding to the best new technology companies. Founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz helps entrepreneurs become successful CEOs and build important and enduring companies. Its general partners are Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz, John O'Farrell, Scott Weiss, Jeff Jordan and Peter Levine, all widely recognized experts in the creation, scaling and operation of high growth technology companies. The firm has $2.7 billion under management across three funds. Among its 150 investments are Airbnb, Apptio, Box, Fab, Facebook, Foursquare, Groupon, Jawbone, Lytro, Pinterest, Silver Tail Systems, Twitter and Zynga. The firm was established in June 2009 and is located in Menlo Park, California.
Built in Chicago is a community of entrepreneurs, engineers, marketers, designers, investors, and academics working hard to create the next big web or mobile business. They are dedicated to connecting, educating and promoting the digital community in the Chicagoland area.
Buyvite helps solve and simplify group purchases through a platform that is unique, flexible, and easy to use. The system includes a web app, mobile edition, Facebook app, and rock solid security that can easily manage group purchases from any device and send Buyvites to friends and family via email, text and Facebook.
DigitalOcean is simplifying the cloud by providing an infrastructure experience that developers love. Launch an SSD cloud server in 55 seconds and scale your infrastructure with our simple API. Over 550,000 developers deploy their code to DigitalOcean and thousands more are joining every week. We’re a fast-growing New York based cloud provider that puts developers first. Our goal is to create a frictionless experience that enables developers to deploy faster and scale more easily. We’re committed to building a product that is not only used by millions of developers around the world, but loved by them, too.
Foundry Group is a venture capital firm focused on making investments in early-stage information technology, Internet and software startups. Its passion is working alongside entrepreneurs to give birth to new technologies and to build those technologies into industry-leading companies. It's located in Boulder, CO, but they invest in companies across North America. Foundry Group's current venture fund of $225m was launched in October 2010 and is managed by four managing directors.
FullContact is the most powerful fully-connected contact management platform for professionals and enterprises that need to master their contacts and be awesome with people. FullContact’scross-platform suite of Apps and APIs enhance contacts with360-degree insights, while keeping them organized, synchronized,up-to-date, andsafe.
The Glowforge 3D Laser Printer is one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns in history. Glowforge prints beautiful products out of leather, wood, paper... even chocolate. Glowforge was founded by three serial entrepreneurs with multiple multimillion-dollar exits. We're currently hiring web software engineers, firmware engineers, mechanical engineers, visual designers and more. If you are a crafter, a maker, a builder, a creator, you will be right at home with us.
Ionic Security enables the use of cloud services by protecting sensitive data anywhere it travels and wherever it resides, whether on the corporate network, in the cloud or on mobile devices. The first unified data security platform of its kind, Ionic Security takes a comprehensive approach to securing data in today’s borderless enterprise by providing access control, intellectual property monitoring, data encryption and policy management, without needing to use proxies or gateways or changes in user behavior.
Ionic Security is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and is backed by leading venture firms Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, TechOperators and ff VC as well as industry experts Christopher Klaus, Ken Levine, Phil Dunkelberger and Dr. Paul Judge.
Lokion designs and develops all aspects of large-scale B2B, B2C websites, eGRC solutions, custom software applications, and more. Lokion's client list includes top companies in manufacturing, luxury goods, banking, retail, hospitality and logistics markets. Lokion's results stem from a commitment to immediate and long-term client business goals, plus an understanding of how consumers want to interact with brands online. From crafting personalization & content strategy, to designing dynamic, user-friendly interfaces, to architecting and developing robust technology solutions, Lokion serves clients in a collaborative, process-driven manner.