Startup founders must pass these 2 tests to work with Marc Andreessen (VIDEO)

By October 27, 2016Uncategorized
This post was originally published on this site

SILICON VALLEY — There are two big tests most founders need to pass before a Silicon Valley VC will work with them, according to influential investor and entrepreneur Marc Andreessen.

In a Y Combinator Startup School interview posted on Wednesday, Andreessen shared the pluses and minuses of those Valley rites of passage and why he thinks Elon Musk needs to think as much about the past as he does about the future.

The first test Andreessen cited is known as a “warm referral.” It’s why a lot of…