TechCrunch Disrupt

Andreessen Horowitz’s Jeff Jordan On New York’s Ecommerce Companies: ‘There’s Something Special Happening.’

Mr. Jordan.

Opening the TechCrunch Disrupt proceedings bright and early this morning: Andreessen Horowitz Partner Jeff Jordan. Accompanied by the sounds of birdsong (hey, this thing does take place on a converted pier), he held forth on IPOs, philanthropy, and New York’s ecommerce bloom.

The discussion opened with a discussion of the IPO market. The former OpenTable CEO presided over the company’s 2009 IPO when, at the time, according to moderator Eric Eldon, “Everyone [in Silicon Valley] was watching Mark Zuckerberg keeping his company private.”

Mr. Jordan contrasted today’s IPO fever with the atmosphere just a few years ago: Read More