";s:4:"text";s:2968:" Andreessen Horowitz LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in investing in seed, start-ups, early, mid stage, growth, and late stage. Andreessen Horowitz’s Returns Not Quite As Good As Its Competitors. That translates to a return of 2.6 times invested capital. What to Make of Andreessen Horowitz’s Returns? Fund V, for example, closed at the end of 2016. Company profile page for Andreessen Horowitz including stock price, company news, press releases, executives, board members, and contact information How returns are calculated resulted in a bit of a tiff between a major publication and a big VC firm on Thursday, after the Wall Street Journal posted a story with the headline, "Andreessen Horowitz’s Returns Trail Venture-Capital Elite." Yes,16z’s investment in its operating team is likely to yield a positive return as it has been its competitive edge in the market which will lead to positive returns for them. One of Silicon Valley's best-known venture firms, Andreessen Horowitz, saw its performance slip significantly after the blockbuster results of its initial fund, internal data show, illustrating just how cutthroat venture capital has become as even big names struggle to deliver outsized returns. A16z has $12 billion in assets under management across its funds, so a $2.2 million fund is not groundbreaking from a monetary perspective, but … And institutional investors stung by a decade of mediocre venture returns were ready to buy the Andreessen Horowitz story. A rare look at the returns generated by Andreessen Horowitz’s first three venture funds shows the famed Silicon Valley venture-capital firm falls short of some of its top-notch rivals. Leaked Andreessen Horowitz data reveals how much Silicon Valley startups pay for talent. ANSWER 3. By the time it raised the most recent $1.5 billion fund, Andreessen Horowitz was able to command an almost-unprecedented 30 percent “carry,” according to one of Andreessen Horowitz’s limited partners. E. merging from the financial crisis in 2009, Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz laid out their campaign to take on Silicon Valley. Andreessen Horowitz is pocketing a huge win in the $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition The firm returns more than $1 billion in the Microsoft deal. The IRR for a fund that is very young is deceiving. Andreessen Horowitz’s most recent funds have lower internal rates of return than its older funds, as the J-Curve theory might suggest. Rolfe Winkler wrote a piece in the WSJ about A16Z’s returns in which he says they “lag behind Sequoia, Benchmark and Founders Fund.”. Andreessen Horowitz Returns Slip, According to Internal Data (theinformation.com) 76 points by dawhizkid 22 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 40 comments: relaunched 22 days ago. Business Insider.