Microsoft used to scare start-ups but is now an 'outstandingly good partner,' says Silicon Valley investor Ben Horowitz
Silicon Valley Microsoft- Once upon a time, Silicon Valley start-ups were afraid of Microsoft, or scorned it as irrelevant. That's changed under Satya Nadella, according to investor Ben Horowitz, whose firm Andreessen Horowitz just co-invested alongside Microsoft in Databricks, a start-up with software for processing large-scale data inpublic clouds. Microsoft is