Andreessen Horowitz Co-Leads Flexport’s $935 Million Series E Round
San Francisco – February 9, 2022 – Cooley advised venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (also known as a16z) on its investment in Flexport, a platform for global logistics, as part of the company’s $935 million Series E funding round. Lawyers Peter Werner, Jamin Agosti and Sophia Mellein led the Cooley team advising a16z.
Andreessen Horowitz and MSD Partners co-led the round, which also included a strategic investment from Shopify, as well as participation from existing partners and other investors. The investment brings Flexport’s post-money valuation to more than $8 billion.
“Global trade is facing historic challenges, which demand innovative approaches that address both the current difficulties and more systemic issues,” David George, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, said in a press release. “Flexport’s platform, business model and data-driven insights together uniquely position the company to continue making a substantial impact on this multi-trillion dollar industry.”
Founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs who are building the future through technology. The stage-agnostic firm invests in seed to late-stage technology companies across the consumer, enterprise, biology and healthcare, crypto and fintech spaces, and has $19.2 billion in assets under management across multiple funds.
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