Respected investor and web-browser pioneer, Marc Andreessen who is also the owner of a joint venture firm, Andreessen Horowitz had sold nearly 75 percent of his stake in Facebook ahead of the holiday season. According to the regulatory filings, the total shares sold by Andreessen is about $160 million.
Tanium is a systems management and security startup founded by father and son David and Orion Hindawi respectively. The two were also the minds behind BigFix, a company bought by IBM for $400 in 2010.
Google Inc and other investors are planning to invest about $500 million in hardware and software developer Magic Leap Inc to deliver "cinematic reality", technology website Re/Code said, citing sources.
Social news site Reddit Inc said it raised $50 million in funding in a deal that would see investors giving back 10 percent of their shares back to the site's user community.
Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market.
Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is investing $50 million in BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment website known for producing advertising-sponsored "listicles" that go viral.
San Francisco, California-based website testing and optimization platform Optimizely raised $57 million in a Series B funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz to hire as many as 250 additional staff within this year.
San Francisco, US-based food delivery startup Caviar bagged a total of $15 million in its seed and Series A funding led by Winklevoss Capital and Tiger Global to expand into new cities.
San Francisco, US-based real time enterprise collaboration platform Slack, the startup established by Flicker co-founder Stewart Butterfield, is raising $30 million in a new funding round to boost its growth campaign.
Technology-first beauty brand Julep has taken in USD30 million funding, reported TechCrunch.
San Francisco, US-based health-tech startup Omada Health pocketed $23 million in a Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz to fuel its digital weight loss program for diabetic people.
San Francisco, US-based photo sharing service Imgur closed $40 million in its Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz and Reddit to facilitate its workforce and marketing expansion.
Silicon Valley, US-based venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz closed its fourth fund at $1.5 billion to invest in a varied range of sectors including 3D printing, consumer mobile, and bitcoin.
Social media giant Facebook acquired California, US-based virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR in a deal valued at $2 billion to help the startup expand beyond non-gaming applications of its technology.
Boston, US-based enterprise data management startup Actifio scored $100 million in its Series B funding led by Tiger Global Management for its expansion with its valuation now reaching $1.1 billion.
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