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.