An Insider's View Of Silicon Valley

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What’s it like to be friends with Mark Zuckerberg? What’s it like to invest in Oculus Rift four months before Facebook acquired it?

Ben Horowitz has seen it all and he’s at the epicenter of some of Silicon Valley’s biggest deals. He is the cofounder and Partner of the venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, and recently published a fascinating book called, The Hard Thing About Hard Things. Prior to his venture capital firm, he co-founded Loudcloud, which became Opsware that was ultimately acquired by HP. In this conversation with Charlie Rose, Horowitz gives his perspective on technology, what it takes to build a successful company, what common mistakes are made, what characteristics make a great leader and why none of us should underestimate the leadership of Mark Zuckerberg. Yes, tons of wisdom and insights to ponder.

It’s fascinating… and you can watch it right here: