Marc Andreessen resigns from eBay board


Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen said he was quitting eBay board following the online retailer’s decision last month to spin off its electronic payment unit, PayPal.

The Silicon Valley pioneer has been involved in a public war of words with activist investor Carl Icahn, one of eBay’s largest shareholders, who convinced the company to spin off PayPal after a long campaign.

“After 6 years of service + completed decision to split, I’ve decided now is a good time to step off the eBay board of directors,” Andreessen tweeted on Monday.

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