• Andreessen Horowitz has a new, $450 million bio fund

    10 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Almost exactly two years ago, the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz took the wraps off a $200 million “biofund” that aimed to invest at the intersection of biology and engineering and was being led by its new general partner, Vijay Pande. Pande argued at the time that it was finally possible to invest in software-enabled biotech ideas - without having to wait eons for...
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  • Top Silicon Valley VC Andreessen Horowitz is investing $450 million into biotech

    Top Silicon Valley VC Andreessen Horowitz is investing $450 million into biotech

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Silicon Valley venture firm Andreessen Horowitz is launching a second fund that will focus on biology, investing $450 million.
    This one, building on the experience a16z has had with its first biofund, which launched in 2015 with $200 million, will focus on the intersection of biology and engineering.
    The fund will focus on investing in companies applying engineering to things like drug discovery, creating new uses for biology, and finding new ways for software to "eat" healthcare.
    The venture capital firm with a tagline that " software is eating the world " thinks the same could happen...
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