Former Andreessen Horowitz partner Ben Evans joins EF as venture partner by Steve O'Hear

Title - “Former Andreessen Horowitz partner Ben Evans joins EF as venture partner”

TL;DR - Ben Evans is a VC thought leader in the tech and media space. He is now joining Entrepreneur First, a “talent investor” with a unique investment model.

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Tags - notable investors, thought leaders, a16z

Questions addressed:

  • Who is Ben Evans?
  • What is his role as a VC thought leader and how has he impacted the VC space?

Summary:

  • Ben Evans is a former Andreessen Horowitz partner with a focus on media and tech.
  • He is known for a weekly newsletter as well as an annual technology trends report.
    • This has made him a VC thought leader in the tech/media space.
  • He is joining Entrepreneur First, a “talent investor” in London.
    • EF invests in individuals pre-team and pre-idea and then helps them found their startups.

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