Early Facebook investor Marc Andreessen says one of the biggest mistakes that startups make is hiring an HR leader too late (FB, TWTR)

Stuart Isett/Fortune Global Forum Marc Andreessen says most companies put off hiring a HR leader too long. The delay makes the company more at risk of “catastrophic failure through self-inflicted wounds,” according to Andreessen. In an interview with longtime tech industry veteran Elad Gil for his new book “High Growth Handbook,” Andreessen says companies should hire […]

Former GE CEO Jeff Immelt says 2 things inspired him to transform the company: a 2011 article by Marc Andreessen and a tech book he ‘literally read in a day’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Jeff Immelt was CEO of GE for 16 years He turned to Silicon Valley for advice on keeping GE relevant and competitive In an essay published by the Harvard Business Review, he credits much of his inspiration to a 2011 article by Marc Andreessen, and the book “The Lean Startup” Over his 16-year tenure […]