Andreessen Horowitz's Skype Stake: $50 Million

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According to a SEC filing, venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will own less than 5% of Skype when today’s deal closes.

In fact, it’s much less: Closer to 2% of Skype, which is valued at $2.75 billion.

We’ve learned that Andreessen Horowitz has invested $50 million in Skype, which is the most the firm plans to invest in a company at a time.

That’s a lot of money for a new VC firm to invest at once, but Skype is big. And if the company can boost sales and profits and go public in a few years, it could pay off.

Disclosure: Marc Andreessen is an investor in The Business Insider.

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