In this lively conversation — from our recent annual tech and policy summit in Washington, D.C. — Axios’ Dan Primack interviews a16z co-founder Marc Andreessen about the two major narratives dominating discussions about the tech industry right now: the industry is building stupid stuff; and tech is “evil” (or at least has an outsized impact, is destroying jobs).
Jama Software , a Portland, Ore.-based provider of cloud-based solutions for project management, has raised $13 million in new VC funding. Trinity Ventures led the round, and was joined by Madrona Venture Group. www.jamasoftware.comFalcon Social , a Copenhagen-based social media management platform, has raised €6 million in Series A funding led by Target Partners .
President Trump once pledged to eliminate the national debt by the end of his time in office, but today his budget director told CNBC that Trump's promise shouldn't have been taken seriously:Caveat: Trump said he could pull the trick in eight years while Mulvaney told CNBC that "I'm not going to be able to pay off $20 trillion worth of debt in four years."