Christopher Dixon

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Mr Christopher Dixon
Also known as: 
Chris Dixon
Country: 
United States
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Overview

Chris Dixon is a general partner. For the past five years, Chris has been an active seed and venture-stage investor at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously, Chris was the cofounder and CEO of two startups, SiteAdvisor and Hunch. SiteAdvisor was an internet security company that warned web users of security threats. The company was acquired by McAfee in 2006. Hunch was a recommendation technology company that was acquired by eBay in 2011. Chris has been a prolific seed investor, cofounding Founder Collective, a seed venture fund, and making a number of personal angel investments in various technology companies. Chris started programming as a kid, and was a professional programmer after college at the high-speed options trading firm, Arbitrade. He has a BA and MA in Philosophy from Columbia and an MBA from Harvard.

Career

Early stage venture capital firm.
Position:
Associate (past)

Hunch Inc

   

Consumer-facing online decision engine
Position:
Chief Executive Officer (past)
Founder
Position:
N/A (past)

Andreessen Horowitz

(a16z)
   

Venture capital firm founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz
Position:
General Partner (current)
From 19 Nov 2012

a16zcrypto

   

Position:
General Partner (current)

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