4 Stocks Expected To Benefit From Marc Andreessen's Internet Prediction: 'Software Is Eating The World'
By Louis Rhéaume:Marc Andreessen is a former entrepreneur (Netscape, LoudCloud) and now a very successful venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz. The firm made many home-runs investments in tech companies such as Skype, Facebook (FB), Groupon (GRPN), Zynga (ZNGA), Twitter, Airbnb, Instagram and Foursquare. Andreessen Horowitz's investments span the mobile, gaming, social, e-commerce, education and enterprise IT (including cloud computing, security, and Software-as-a-Service) industries. An article by Wired magazine reports that Andreessen saw five Internet trends before most experts:1- 1992, Everyone Will Have the Web2- 1995, The Browser Will Be the Operating System3-1999, Web Businesses Will Live in the Cloud4- 2004, Everything Will Be Social5- 2009, Software Will Eat the WorldIn an interview with CNET and in an article for the WSJ, Andreessen explained in more details his latest Internet prediction: Software Will Eat the World:
In 2009, Andreessen and his longtime business partner, Loudcloud cofounder BenComplete Story »