a16z Podcast

The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!

Episodes
May 29, 2020 SaaS Go-to-Upmarket
For a SaaS company, it's easier to move upmarket than down, and this gives SaaS startups the advantage against incumbents. …
May 26, 2020 New Fan Engagement Models for Athletes and Influencers
Today’s episode is about a practical application of crypto — namely, the way it can “tokenize” fandom. More broadly, it’s …
May 24, 2020 Don't Call it a Brain in a Dish!
Our understanding of the human brain and its disorders has always been limited by our lack of access to living, …
May 22, 2020 Pandemics: Early Detection, Networks, Spreaders
Pandemics are predictable; what's not predictable is the intensity, or the precise timing of arrival. That's where early detection -- …
May 19, 2020 Podcasting and the Future of Audio
This podcast (first recorded in 2019, now being rerun) -- is a podcast about podcasting: But it's really all about …
May 15, 2020 Growth in Turbulent Times
In normal times, every company operates against some hypothetical growth model—a data-driven framework that describes how your product grows and …
May 14, 2020 Journal Club: Using CRISPR to Prevent Coronavirus and Influenza Infection
In this episode of a16z bio Journal Club, general partner Vijay Pande, bio deal team partner Andy Tran, and bio …
May 7, 2020 What's Next in Gaming
Video game technology has evolved into a global phenomenon that extends far beyond entertainment. In this episode, John Riccitiello, CEO …
May 6, 2020 Undruggable Drugs
In this episode of the a16z Podcast, we take a deep dive into the world of drug development—specifically "undruggable drugs": …
May 1, 2020 The Next Generation of Cultural Influencers in Tech
This episode—which originally took place as a live event—is a conversation between Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner and a16z Cultural …
April 29, 2020 The Chief Security Officer in (and out of) a Crisis
The Chief Security Officer (CSO/CISO) used to manage on-premise servers, now the information they have to secure has migrated to …
April 26, 2020 Journal Club: Finding New Antibiotics with Machine Learning, What Coronavirus Structures Tell Us
a16z Journal Club (part of the a16z Podcast), curates and covers recent advances from the scientific literature -- what papers …
April 26, 2020 Introducing Journal Club
Announcing a16z Journal Club, a new show where we curate and discuss recent research papers with a16z experts and others. …
April 24, 2020 What the Narrow Waist of the Internet Means for Innovation Today
Here is Ali's tweetstorm on the Narrow Waist of Blockchain Computing
April 21, 2020 IT'S TIME TO BUILD
“It's Time to Build” by Marc Andreessen. You can also find and share this essay at a16z.com/build.
April 21, 2020 Introducing Read Alouds
We wanted to let you know about a special new series of posts occasionally read out loud from us (you …
April 17, 2020 The Passion Economy: Redefining Work
This episode of the a16z Podcast covers the the rise of online platforms that enable people to make a living …
April 16, 2020 When Bad Policy = Bad Business Models = Bad Public Health
with @JorgeCondeBio, @julesyoo, and @omnivorousread In some ways, the coronavirus feels like it came out of nowhere—a kind of Black …
April 15, 2020 Moving to Remote Development (and Work)
From agile project management to asynchronous collaboration, development teams have pioneered many of the tools and best practices for remote …
April 10, 2020 Virtual Oncology
with @vintweeta @pbcancerdoc @sumitshahmd @omnivorousread Coronavirus is now disrupting the entire health care system, not just because of the burden …
April 7, 2020 The Story of Schizophrenia
Descriptions of the mental illness we today call schizophrenia are as old as humankind itself. And more than likely, we …
April 3, 2020 Navigating the Numbers
For any business, there are three core financial statements – the income or P&L; statement, the balance sheet, and the …
April 2, 2020 Gaming and Livestreaming: Connecting While Distancing
Since social distancing measures were first put in place, time spent gaming has gone up—way up. According to a recent …
March 31, 2020 The Hustlers's Guide to Suing the Man
This is the next cycle (Q1 2020) of Hustlin' Tech, a podcast series (from the a16z Podcast) about technology platforms …
March 31, 2020 The Hustler's Guide to Elder Care
This is the next cycle (Q1 2020) of Hustlin' Tech, a podcast series (from the a16z Podcast) about technology platforms …
March 29, 2020 The Hustler's Guide to Nursing Jobs
This is the next cycle (Q1 2020) of Hustlin' Tech, a podcast series (from the a16z Podcast) about technology platforms …
March 29, 2020 Hustlin' Tech, Round Two
This is the next cycle of Hustlin' Tech -- a podcast series co-hosted by bestselling authors, a16z co-founder Ben Horowitz; …
March 27, 2020 Security When the Workforce Goes Remote
We are in the midst of a rapid and unprecedented shift to remote work. What does it mean for security …
March 25, 2020 The Delivery-Optimized Future of Food
The spike in online ordering and food delivery—a trend that's particularly relevant now—is evidence of how tech is fundamentally changing …
March 23, 2020 Remote Work and Our New Reality
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March 18, 2020 When Medicine Goes Virtual
We’re at a moment where we are now seeing medicine go virtual faster, and at a scale that it has …
March 17, 2020 Labs for Diagnostics: Then, Now, and Next
A lot's going on in the world of healthcare right now, and one topic that's especially relevant is how diagnostic …
March 13, 2020 How a16z's Crypto Startup School Went Remote
On February 21, Andreessen Horowitz kicked off its very first Crypto Startup School, with 45 students from around the U.S. …
March 12, 2020 Drowning in Debt, Eager to Share: When Fintech Meets Social
The last financial crisis prompted many consumers to reassess their banking expectations—none more so than millennials and Gen-Z-ers. While revealing …
March 6, 2020 Innovation Through Software Development and IT
One of the recurring themes we talk about a lot on the a16z Podcast is how software changes organizations, and …
Feb. 28, 2020 The Open Source CIO
In 2014, in "Why There Will Never Be Another Red Hat," Peter Levine argued that Red Hat’s open source business …
Feb. 27, 2020 Novel Coronavirus Updates: How Healthcare System, Tests Work; More
This episode covers the following -- since our previous deep-dive on the novel coronavirus outbreak -- including: 1. practical implications …
Feb. 19, 2020 Metrics and Mindsets for Retention & Engagement
It's "Marketplaces Week" for us at a16z, thanks to our consumer team releasing a new index of the next industry-defining …
Feb. 14, 2020 Tough Love, Global Diplomacy, and Lessons on Leadership
Susan shares how she learned to leverage the characteristics of her personality early in her career as assistant secretary of …
Feb. 7, 2020 Building the First CAR T Company
with @OzAzamTmunity1, @JorgeCondeBio, and @omnivorousread CAR T therapy, the groundbreaking new medicines that uses engineered T-cells to attack cancer, has …
Feb. 3, 2020 Rebel Talent
When we think about rebellious behavior in the context of organizations and companies, we tend to think of rebels as …
Jan. 29, 2020 All about the Coronavirus
This episode of 16 Minutes on the news from a16z is all about the recent coronavirus outbreak -- or rather, …
Jan. 27, 2020 The Truth about 1000 True Fans + Pricing Our Attention
The idea of "1000 true fans" -- first proposed by Kevin Kelly in 2008 and later updated for Tools of …
Jan. 26, 2020 Writers Writing, Readers Reading, Creators Creating
We've been financing good writing with bad advertising -- and "attention monsters" (to quote Craig Mod) for way too long. …
Jan. 19, 2020 What's Next for the Internet?
How can we evolve the web for a better future? Has the web become a mature platform — or are …
Jan. 16, 2020 Controlling AI
AI can do a lot of specific tasks as well as, or even better than, humans can — for example, …
Jan. 14, 2020 Food, Drugs, and Tech—100 Years of Public Health
The federal agency known as the FDA, or the Food and Drug Administration, was born over 100 years ago—at the …
Jan. 10, 2020 On Pharma Trends and Big Company Innovation
How does the world’s largest producer of medicines in terms of volume balance the science and the business of innovation? …
Jan. 6, 2020 Personal Genomics: Where Are We, Really?
This is a turn of the decade (and January-themed) look backward/ look forward into personal genomics, given recent and past …
Jan. 1, 2020 Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Future
Many skeptics thought the internet would never reach mass adoption, but today it’s shaping global culture, is integral to our …
Dec. 23, 2019 What to Know about CFIUS
When innovation and capital go global, so do restrictions on trade, foreign investment, and more. Over the past couple years, …
Dec. 18, 2019 Are ISAs the Solution to Student Debt?
A bold proposal: You go to college for free, then pay back the school after graduation—but only if you get …
Dec. 17, 2019 Shonda Rhimes on How to Create Stories (and Products) People Want
Hollywood and Silicon Valley seem so different, but are more alike than we think. What challenges do tech startup founders …
Dec. 16, 2019 The Journey from 0 to 1, from Mosaic to Netscape
As part of a new series where we will share select a16z partner appearances on other podcasts with our audience …
Dec. 10, 2019 Direct Listings, Myths and Facts
We’ve covered a lot of the strategic financing milestones for startups seeking to build a sustainable and enduring business -- …
Dec. 7, 2019 The Stories and Code of Culture Change
There are some common tropes that can kill your company culture -- whether it's that corporate values can be weaponized; …
Dec. 3, 2019 Of Container Ships, Supply Chains, and Retail
This podcast rerun -- first recorded over two and a half years ago, now being rerun as one of our …
Nov. 28, 2019 Nursing Today, From the Bedside and Beyond
"Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon”, diplomat Dag …
Nov. 26, 2019 How We Podcast
"Hi everyone, welcome to the a16z Podcast..." ... and welcome to our 500th episode, where, for the first time, we …
Nov. 20, 2019 Brand Building Ideas… and People
Many technical founders, academics, and other experts often believe that great products -- or great ideas! -- sell themselves, without …
Nov. 2, 2019 Come for the Games, Stay for the Party
The games industry is in the midst of a tectonic shift. Powered by platform convergence, games-as-a-service, and user-generated content, modern …
Oct. 23, 2019 AI in B2B
Consumer software may have adopted and incorporated AI ahead of enterprise software, where the data is more proprietary, and the …
Oct. 21, 2019 Free Software and Open Source Business
Today, despite the critical importance of open source to software, it’s still seen by some as blasphemous to make money …
Oct. 14, 2019 Of Emojis and Innovation
This rerun podcast (first recorded in 2015, now being rerun as one of our evergreen classics/ favorites) -- is ALL …
Oct. 3, 2019 The Environment, Capitalism, Technology
It used to be that the only way for humanity to grow -- and progress -- was through destroying the …
Sept. 29, 2019 16 Minutes on the News #10: Amazon Healthcare, Oculus VR/AR, Google Quantum Supremacy?
Our news podcast, 16 Minutes -- where we quickly cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z way (why …
Sept. 28, 2019 New Business Models for Gaming, Collaboration, Creativity
The combination of cloud, social, and mobile took gaming beyond a small base of just console- and PC-gamers to a …
Sept. 22, 2019 16 Minutes on the News #9: All the Recent Phone Hacks
This is episode #9 of our news show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent headlines of the week, the …
Sept. 17, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Biology of Pain
What is the nature of physical pain? Why do we even experience it? Is there one type, or many? Do …
Sept. 16, 2019 16 Minutes on the News #8: Apple Camera, Services; Wearables - Where are We
with @benedictevans @vijaypande and @smc90 This is episode #8 of our news show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent …
Sept. 6, 2019 a16z Podcast: How to Pay for Healthcare Based on Health
There's been a lot of talk about the need for our healthcare system to shift away from volume and fee-for-service, …
Sept. 5, 2019 The Hustler's Guide to the Hair Business
with @bhorowitz @shakasenghor @diishanimira @therealritabee Hustlin’ Tech is a new show (part of the a16z Podcast) that introduces the technology …
Sept. 5, 2019 The Hustler's Guide to Getting Paid
with @bhorowitz @shakasenghor ram @earnin & vaughn ferguson Hustlin’ Tech is a new show (part of the a16z Podcast) that …
Sept. 5, 2019 The Hustler's Guide to Preschool
with @bhorowitz @shakasenghor @8ennett & sherie james Hustlin’ Tech is a new show (part of the a16z Podcast) that introduces …
Sept. 5, 2019 Introducing Hustlin' Tech
We're excited to introduce a new podcast series hosted by a16z co-founder Ben Horowitz and Shaka Senghor, a leading voice …
Sept. 2, 2019 a16z Podcast: Making Culture, Making Influence -- Dapper Dan!
"You cannot be IN it... and not be OF it." Dapper Dan a.k.a. Daniel Day shares his remarkable history and …
Aug. 29, 2019 a16z Podcast: From the Internet's Past to the Future of Crypto
What can we learn from the history of the internet for the future of crypto? In this episode of the …
Aug. 27, 2019 a16z Podcast: What to Know about FedRAMP
with @ldhawke and @stevesi The government wants to get onto the cloud! But how do they assess the levels of …
Aug. 25, 2019 16 Minutes on the News #7: Apple Card, BEC Scams Federal Indictment
with @illscience and @smc90 This is episode #7 of our news show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent headlines …
Aug. 15, 2019 a16z Podcast: Software has eaten the world...and healthcare is next
Back in 2011, a16z cofounder Marc Andreessen first made the bold claim that software would eat the world. In this …
Aug. 11, 2019 16 Minutes on the News #6: Health Claims, Corporate Breaches
with @julesyoo @smc90 This is episode #6 of our new show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent headlines of …
Aug. 11, 2019 16 Minutes on the News #5: Fed Real-time Payments, Death of Retail
with @astrange @jeff_jordan and @smc90 This is episode #5 of our new show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent …
Aug. 3, 2019 16 Minutes on the News: The Opioid Crisis
with @jorgecondebio @vijaypande and @smc90 This is episode #4 of our new show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent …
Aug. 3, 2019 16 Minutes on the News: Fortnite, Esports, Gaming, and Entertainment
with @andrewchen @dcoolican and @smc90 This is episode #3 of our new show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover recent …
July 28, 2019 16 Minutes on the News: Mobile Malware, Drug Pricing
with @martin_casado @jorgeconde @jayrughani and @smc90 This is episode #2 of our new show, 16 Minutes, where we quickly cover …
July 23, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Search for the Secret Metal that Powers All Our Devices
with Kurt House (@kurtzhouse), John Thompson, Connie Chan (@conniechan) and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) The exploration for and mining of certain …
July 21, 2019 16 Minutes on the News: Neuralink & Brain Interfaces, TikTok, FaceApp, iHeartRadio
with @vijaypande @conniechan @jpm25 and @smc90 Introducing our new podcast, 16 Minutes, a short news podcast where we cover the …
July 19, 2019 a16z Podcast: How To Get The Most From Your Board
In this final of a 3-part series (which originally aired as YouTube videos) on working with venture investors, a16z Managing …
July 18, 2019 a16z Podcast: How To Raise Money From A Venture Investor
So you've decided raising venture capital is the best fundraising strategy for your startup. Now what? In this second of …
July 17, 2019 a16z Podcast: How To Understand And Choose A Venture Investor
Incentives matter. So understanding the incentives of venture capitalists will help you decide if raising money from a venture investor …
July 4, 2019 a16z Podcast: Beyond Software, to Talent and Culture
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen) Continuing our 10-year anniversary series since the founding of …
July 4, 2019 a16z Podcast: Beyond Zero Sum, Again
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Steven Johnson (@stevenbjohnson) Continuing our 10-year anniversary series since the founding of …
July 4, 2019 a16z Podcast: Beyond Software Eating the World
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), Scott Kupor (@skupor), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Continuing our 10-year anniversary series since …
July 4, 2019 a16z Podcast: Beyond Disruption Theory
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Michael Copeland Continuing our 10-year anniversary series since the founding of Andreessen …
June 28, 2019 a16z Podcast: Entrepreneurs, Then and Now
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Stewart Butterfield (@stewart) A lot in technology -- and venture -- happens …
June 25, 2019 a16z Podcast: Damage-free Genome Editing -- Next in CRISPR
Two recent scientific journal papers show what's possible when CRISPR moves from cutting DNA tool to a full-fledged platform -- …
June 25, 2019 a16z Podcast: Stories from the Frontlines of Synthetic Fraud
Synthetic fraud—yes, it's a thing: a new evolution of consumer fraud that’s been emerging in financial services, to the tune …
June 18, 2019 a16z Podcast: The History and Future of Machine Learning
How have we gotten to where were are with machine learning? Where are we going? a16z Operating Partner Frank Chen …
June 15, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Politics of Technology
with Tony Blair (@InstituteGC), Scott Kupor (@skupor), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) If the current pace of tech change is the …
June 13, 2019 a16z Podcast: AI and Your Doctor, Today and Tomorrow
with Eric Topol (@EricTopol) and Vijay Pande (@vijaypande) Artificial intelligence is coming to the doctor’s office. In this episode, Dr. …
June 10, 2019 a16z Podcast: 10+1 Lessons from Serial Entrepreneur Justin Kan
Want actionable advice from a founder who has built multiple tech companies and has invested the time to be open, …
June 6, 2019 a16z Podcast: Deep Learning for the Life Sciences
with Vijay Pande (@vijaypande) and Bharath Ramsundar Deep learning has arrived in the life sciences: every week, it seems, a …
June 3, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Power of Restorative Justice
with Van Jones (@VanJones68), Shaka Senghor (@ShakaSeghnor), and Chris Lyons (@clyons) True redemption can be hard to come by in …
May 30, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Economics of Expensive Medicines
with Andrew Lo (@AndrewWLo) and Jorge Conde (@JorgeCondeBio) The advent of new gene and cell therapies are beginning to approach …
May 26, 2019 a16z Podcast: Collectively Driving Change
with Laurene Powell Jobs (@LaurenePowell) and Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) Laurene Powell Jobs is, among many other things, founder and President …
May 19, 2019 a16z Podcast: What Time Is It? From Technical to Product to Sales CEO
with David Ulevitch (@davidu) and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Since the startup (and founder) journey doesn't go neatly linear from technical …
May 13, 2019 a16z Podcast: Five Open Problems Toward Building a Blockchain Computer
Do you sometimes wish you had been born in a different decade so you could have worked on the fundamental …
May 10, 2019 a16z Podcast: A Guide to Making Data-Based Decisions in Health, Parenting... and Life
with Emily Oster (@ProfEmilyOster) and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Are chia seeds actually that good for you? Will Vitamin E keep …
May 7, 2019 a16z Podcast: Innovating in Bets
with @annieduke, @pmarca, and @smc90 Every organization, whether small or big, early or late stage -- and every individual, whether …
May 7, 2019 a16z Podcast: Seven Trends in Blockchain Computing
In a followup to one of our most popular podcast episodes which originally aired in April 2017 (https://a16z.com/2017/04/03/cryptocurrencies-protocols-appcoins/), a16z Crypto …
April 29, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Future Of Decision-Making—3 Startup Opportunities
As companies digitize, they change the way they make decisions: decisions are made lower in the organization, based on data, …
April 25, 2019 a16z Podcast: So You Wanna Build a Software Company in Healthcare?
with Jorge Conde (@JorgeCondeBio), Julie Yoo (@julesyoo), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Building a software company in healthcare is hard -- …
April 19, 2019 a16z Podcast: Inside Apple Software Design
Join longtime Apple software engineer Ken Kocienda in conversation with a16z Deal and Research operating partner Frank Chen for an …
April 4, 2019 a16z Podcast: Fintech for Startups and Incumbents
In this episode of the a16z Podcast -- which originally aired as a video on YouTube -- general partner Alex …
April 2, 2019 a16z Podcast: A Podcast About Podcasting
with Nick Quah (@nwquah), Connie Chan (@conniechan), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) It's a podcast about podcasting! About the state of …
March 30, 2019 a16z Podcast: How Many Taps in the Apple (Plus) Tree?
with Benedict Evans (@benedictevans) and Steven Sinofsky (@stevesi) What does Apple's recent event — in which a range of new …
March 24, 2019 a16z Podcast: Incenting Innovation Inside, Loonshots to Moonshots
with Safi Bahcall (@safibahcall), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) A "moonshot" is a destination (like going to the …
March 15, 2019 a16z Podcast: For the Billions of Creatives Out There
with Brian Koppelman (@briankoppelman), Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) The writer-showrunner is a relatively new phenomenon in TV, …
March 12, 2019 a16z Podcast: Lessons Learned from Chinese Education Startups
When people talk about trends in education technology, they often focus on how to disrupt higher education in the U.S., …
Feb. 26, 2019 a16z Podcast: What's in the Water at the George Church Lab?
with George Church (@geochurch) and Jorge Conde (@JorgeCondeBio) Renowned scientist George Church is known for his groundbreaking work and methods …
Feb. 24, 2019 a16z Podcast: Capitalizing on an Autonomous Vehicle Future
with Peter Ludwig, Qasar Younis (@qasar), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) When people talk about autonomous vehicles, we hear everything from …
Feb. 17, 2019 a16z Podcast: Gaming Goes Mainstream
Bobby Kotick is the CEO of Activision Blizzard (a merger he engineered); it's one of only two video gaming companies …
Feb. 15, 2019 a16z Podcast: Who's Down with CPG, DTC? (And Micro-Brands Too?)
with Ryan Caldbeck (@ryan_caldbeck), Jeff Jordan (@jeff_jordan), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) It's clear that all kinds of commerce companies and …
Feb. 14, 2019 a16z Podcast: To All the Robots I've Loved Before
with Kate Darling (@grok_) and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) We already know that we have an innate tendency to anthropomorphize robots. …
Feb. 11, 2019 a16z Podcast: Cryptonetworks as Emerging Economies (Done Right?)
with Chris Burniske (@cburniske), Joel Monegro (@jmonegro), Denis Nazarov (@Iiterature), and Jesse Walden (@jessewldn) When designing cryptonetworks -- really, emerging …
Feb. 9, 2019 a16z Podcast: Voting, Security, and Governance in Blockchains and Cryptonetworks
with Phil Daian (@phildaian) and Ali Yahya (@ali01) Whether in corporations, boardrooms, or political elections, voting is something we see …
Feb. 2, 2019 a16z Podcast: Product-Market SALES Fit (What Comes First?)
with Jyoti Bansal (@jyotibansalsf), Peter Levine, Satish Talluri (@satishtalluri), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) One of the toughest challenges for founders …
Jan. 29, 2019 a16z Podcast: Stories and Lessons in Enterprise Sales
with Mark Leslie (@mleslie45) and Peter Levine What does it actually take to win at enterprise sales? In this episode, …
Jan. 29, 2019 a16z Podcast: Finding Go-to-Market Fit in the Enterprise
with Peter Levine, Bob Tinker, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) For consumer companies, often when the holy grail of product-market fit …
Jan. 26, 2019 a16z Podcast: Connecting Hearts, Bodies, and Networks to Cure Cancer
Veterinary oncology can inform human oncology, and vice versa -- providing a better model for looking at drug performance, interrelationships, …
Jan. 17, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Business of Cybercrime
with Joel de la Garza, Jonathan Lusthaus, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) The idea of the cybercriminal as lone wolf or …
Jan. 16, 2019 a16z Podcast: Pulse Check on Consumer Tech Trends 2019, CES and Beyond
with Benedict Evans (@benedictevans) and Steven Sinofsky (@stevesi) Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) puts the latest and greatest …
Jan. 15, 2019 a16z Podcast: Dark Data in Healthcare
with Susannah Fox (@susannahfox), Anil Sethi (@anilsethiusa / @ciitizencorp), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) The problem of "dark …
Jan. 13, 2019 a16z Podcast: The Science and Business of Innovative Medicines
with Vas Narasimhan (@vasnarasimhan), Jorge Conde (@jorgecondebio), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) On average, only 1 out of …
Jan. 11, 2019 a16z Podcast: All About Synthetic Biology
with James J. Collins, Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) The idea of 'designing biology' -- once science fiction …
Jan. 8, 2019 a16z Podcast: What’s Next for Marketplace Startups (Hint: Services)
The past and future of marketplace startups -- where are we? Ever since eBay popularized an internet meeting place for …
Dec. 29, 2018 a16z Podcast: Talent, Tech Trends, and Culture -- with Ben, Marc, and Tyler Cowen
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen) This episode of the a16z Podcast features the rare …
Dec. 24, 2018 a16z Podcast: How the Internet Happened
In his book (and podcast), Brian McCullough chronicles the history and evolution of the internet -- from college kids in …
Dec. 20, 2018 a16z Podcast: All About Stablecoins
with Andy Milenius (@realzandy), Jesse Walden (@jessewldn), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) The history, evolution, and use of money revolves around …
Dec. 20, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Infrastructure of Total Health
with Bernard J. Tyson (@bernardjtyson) and Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) Bernard J. Tyson is the chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, …
Dec. 17, 2018 a16z Podcast: Building Crypto, from Vision to Reality
with Brian Armstrong (@brian_armstrong), Chris Dixon (@cdixon), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Where are we, really, right now -- in terms …
Dec. 4, 2018 a16z Podcast: On Marrying Entertainment and Technology
with Jeffrey Katzenberg, Meg Whitman (@MegWhitman), and Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) In this episode of the a16z Podcast, based on a …
Nov. 21, 2018 a16z Podcast: The IQ and EQ of Robots
with Boris Sofman (@bsofman), Dave Touretzky (@DaveTouretzky), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) We're just now beginning to truly see the the …
Nov. 19, 2018 a16z Podcast: Ancient Dreams of Technology, Gods & Robots
with Adrienne Mayor (@amayor) and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Is it possible that ancient Greeks and Romans dreamed of technological innovations …
Nov. 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: M&A and Innovation, Inside Out
with Stephanie Cohen and Martin Casado (@martin_casado) As chief strategy officer of Goldman Sachs (and former global head of financial …
Nov. 5, 2018 a16z Podcast: Automation + Work, Human + Machine
with Prasad Akella, Paul Daughtery (@pauldaugh) and Frank Chen (@withfries2) What is different on that factory floor from Henry Ford …
Oct. 18, 2018 a16z Podcast: Eyeballs on the Game
with Jeff Jordan (@Jeff_Jordan), Yogi Roth (@YogiRoth), Zack Weiner and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) For decades, the increasing value of sports …
Oct. 7, 2018 a16z Podcast: From Research to Startup, There and Back Again
The period from 2000-2016 was one of the best of times and worst of times for tech and the Valley …
Sept. 26, 2018 a16z Podcast: How to Manage a PR Agency
with Shannon (Stubo) Brayton (@sstubo), Margit Wennmachers (@wennmachers), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) One of the company building topics that’s surprisingly …
Sept. 25, 2018 a16z Podcast: New Upstarts in an Old Industry
with Michael Ovitz (@michaelovitz), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) When Michael Ovitz co-founded the Hollywood talent agency Creative …
Sept. 23, 2018 a16z Podcast: Technological Trends, Capital, and Internet 'Disruption'
with Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) and Chris Dixon (@cdixon) There's all sorts of interesting tech trends happening right now, including AI, …
Sept. 17, 2018 a16z Podcast: Tesla and the Nature of Disruption
with Benedict Evans (@BenedictEvans) and Steven Sinofsky (@SteveSi) In another of our hallway conversation episodes, Benedict Evans and Steven Sinofsky …
Sept. 13, 2018 a16z Podcast: What's at the Core of the Latest Apple Announcement?
with Benedict Evans (@BenedictEvans) and Steven Sinofksy (@StevenSi) In this hallway-style conversation episode of the a16z Podcast, Benedict Evans and …
Sept. 8, 2018 a16z Podcast: Seeing into the Future -- Making Decisions, Telling Stories
with Steven Johnson (@stevenbjohnson), Chris Dixon (@cdixon), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) There's a lot of research and writing out there …
Sept. 4, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Case Study of Dollar General and Surviving (Thriving!) Retail
with Jeff Jordan (@Jeff_Jordan), Cal Turner Jr., and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) The "death of retail" in the face of e-commerce …
Aug. 25, 2018 a16z Podcast: When Organic Growth Goes Enterprise
with Martin Casado (@martin_casado), Andrew Chen (@andrewchen), Russ Heddleston (@rheddleston), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) What happens when the bottoms up, …
Aug. 20, 2018 a16z Podcast: Crypto and the Evolution of Open Source
with Devon Zuegel (@devonzuegel), Denis Nazarov (@iiterature), and Jesse Walden (@jessewldn) The open source movement enabled so much in computing, …
Aug. 9, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth 2 -- Engagement & Retention
with Andrew Chen (@andrewchen), Jeff Jordan (@jeff_jordan), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Once you have users, how do you keep them …
Aug. 8, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth 1 -- User Acquisition
with Andrew Chen (@andrewchen), Jeff Jordan (@jeff_jordan), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Growth is one of the most top of mind …
Aug. 3, 2018 a16z Podcast: Earned Secrets
with Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) and Sharon Chang (@sychang) What does it really take to start a startup (or work at …
July 31, 2018 a16z Podcast: Cryptonetworks and Cities -- Analogies
with Denis Nazarov (@iiterature), Jesse Walden (@jessewldn), Ali Yahya (@ali01), and Devon Zuegel (@devonzuegel) Cryptonetworks are often compared to firms, …
July 31, 2018 a16z Podcast: Cryptonetworks and Decentralization -- Building Blocks
with Chris Dixon (@cdixon), Ali Yahya (@ali01), and Devon Zuegel (@devonzuegel) “Show me the incentive and I'll show you the …
July 19, 2018 a16z Podcast: High Growth in Companies (and Tech)
with Elad Gil (@eladgil) and Chris Dixon (@cdixon) There's a lot of knowledge out there -- and networks of talent …
July 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Regulatory Landscape for Crypto
with Katie Haun (@katie_haun), Robin Weisnman (@robinweisman), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) What’s going on, regulation-wise, in crypto? How should people …
July 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: Building Companies in Crypto, from People to Code
with Tina Bhatnagar (@tinab), Preethi Kasireddy (@iam_preethi), Lily Liu (@calilyliu), and Kim Milosevich (@kimbatronic) Whether it’s sharing the decision-making behind …
July 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: Decentralization and Crypto, the Big Picture
with Chris Dixon (@cdixon), Elizabeth Stark (@starkness), and Jessica Verrilli (@jess) Why does decentralization matter? This episode of the a16z …
July 13, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Scientific Revolution of Ancient DNA
with Jorge Conde (@jorgecondebio), David Reich, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Trying to reconstruct the deep past of ancient humans out …
July 11, 2018 a16z Podcast: On Mentors and Mentees
with Ken Coleman, Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Michel Feaster (@michelfeaster) Everyone talks about the importance of mentorship in our professional …
July 6, 2018 a16z Podcast: Beyond Zero-Sum Thinking in the Game of Tech... and Life
with Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz), and Steven Johnson (@stevenbjohnson) The rise of zero-sum thinking -- which has come …
June 21, 2018 a16z Podcast: All Things Compensation
Compensation is a topic near and dear to everyone’s heart… but what does “compensation” fully mean — and what does …
June 14, 2018 a16z Podcast: Construction Under Tech -- The Build
with Martin Fischer (@fischermartin), Saurabh Ladha (@ladhasaurabh), Chris Rippingham, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Continuing our series on how tech is …
June 13, 2018 a16z Podcast: Construction Under Tech -- Info Flows
with Greg Lynn (@greglynnform), Gina Neff (@ginasue), Tracy Young (@Tracy_Young), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Construction has been one of the …
June 8, 2018 a16z Podcast: The End (and Beginning) of Programming
There are over 20 million programmers out there -- and double that, if you count everyone else coding in other …
June 6, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Hard Things about Security
Here's the hard thing about security: the more authentication factors you have, the more secure things are... but in practice, …
May 25, 2018 a16z Podcast: Autonomy in Service
with Gregory Allen (@Gregory_C_Allen), Gayle Lemmon (@gaylelemmon), Ryan Tseng, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) We now live in a world where …
May 23, 2018 a16z Podcast: When Journalism Goes Global
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is the organization responsible for the compilation and release of the first the Panama …
May 18, 2018 a16z Podcast: B2B2C
When it comes to B2B2C business models -- which combine both business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) …
May 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: Network Effects, Origin Stories, and the Evolution of Tech
“The rules of the game are different in tech,” argues — and has long argued, despite his views not being …
May 10, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Oral History Of TrialPay — Obstacles and Opportunities in Payments
In this hallway-style conversation (originally recorded as a video), a16z general partner Alex Rampell and Terry Angelos, SVP of Commerce …
May 10, 2018 a16z Podcast: Shifting Risk Mindsets, From Tech to Bio
What challenges do first-time founders or tech founders encounter when building companies in the bio space, and how do they …
May 8, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Case Against Education, From Signaling to Rainbow's End
with Bryan Caplan (@bryan_caplan), Marc Andreessen (@pmarca), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Signaling and credential inflation -- not learning -- can …
May 1, 2018 a16z Podcast: Breaking Into Bio
with Atul Butte (@atulbutte), Daphne Koller (@daphnekoller), and Vijay Pande (@vijaypande) Whether you’re an academic seeking to move out of …
April 21, 2018 a16z Podcast: Principles and Algorithms for Work and Life
with Ray Dalio (@raydalio), Alex Rampell (@arampell), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) Can one really apply the lessons of history and …
April 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: On Recent Consolidation in the Healthcare Industry
Many of the healthcare headlines lately have been about consolidation in the industry: Walmart and Humana; Aetna and CVS; Amazon, …
April 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: Players and Paths for Healthcare Startups
The creation of each new biotechnology enables a tool, a therapy, or a diagnostic: a molecule, a protein, an app, …
April 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: When (and How) Biology Becomes Engineering
Hypothesis, test, revise -- that's science. Engineering, however, doesn't quite go that way: You have parts you know and understand …
April 12, 2018 a16z Podcast: What to Know about GDPR
with Lisa Hawke (@ldhawke) and Steven Sinofsky (@stevesi) Given concern around data breaches, the EU Parliament finally passed GDPR (General …
March 28, 2018 a16z Podcast: Feedback Loops -- Company Culture, Change, and DevOps
with Nicole Forsgren (@nicolefv), Jez Humble (@jezhumble) and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) From the old claim that "IT doesn't matter" and …
March 26, 2018 a16z Podcast: From Teaching Leadership to Being a Leader
Few operators become VCs, and even fewer go back to leading companies... so how does these perspectives change how one …
March 23, 2018 a16z Podcast: Improv'ing Leadership
Leadership is not just about management, but about passion, a bit of humor, and resilience. General partner Peter Levine and …
March 20, 2018 a16z Podcast: On Morals and Meaning in Products, Business, and Life
Focusing only on the technical, "crunchy, wonky stuff" behind policies or products sometimes misses the humanity at the center of …
March 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: How to Live Longer and Better
with Kristen Fortney (@kpfortney), Jeff Kaditz (@jeffkaditz), David Sinclair (@davidasinclair), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Even without a mythical fountain of …
March 13, 2018 a16z Podcast: The API Economy -- The Why, What, and How
with Cristina Cordova (@cjc), Augusto Marietti (@sonicaghi), Laura Behrens Wu (@laurabehrenswu), and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) APIs (application programming interfaces), observe …
March 7, 2018 a16z Podcast: Containing the Monolith -- From Microservices to DevOps
What happens when monolithic architectures are broken down into containers and microservices (or when things are broken down into smaller …
March 4, 2018 a16z Podcast: Space -- the Near Frontier
When most people think of space, they think of outer space: Mars, billionaires with rockets, and the “final frontier”. But …
Feb. 27, 2018 a16z Podcast: The State of Security
with Joel de la Garza, Stina Ehrensvärd, Niels Provos, and Martin Casado Given the heated discussions around security and the …
Feb. 24, 2018 a16z Podcast: Creating a Category, from Pricing to Positioning
with Martin Casado (@martin_casado), Michel Feaster (@michelfeaster) and Sonal Chokshi (@smc90) The purpose of category creation, argue the guests in …
Feb. 22, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Self-Flying Camera
with Adam Bry (@adampbry), Chris Dixon (@cdixon), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Now that we've finally reached the age of the …
Feb. 18, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Internet of Taste, Streaming Content to Culture
Once upon a time it was inconceivable that a company in Silicon Valley could make content that was any good; …
Feb. 17, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Business of Continual Change
Every large company -- especially ones that have been around for a long time -- goes through multiple cycles of …
Feb. 16, 2018 a16z Podcast: How Technology Is Changing Investing
As people begin to gain access to information that was previously left to only trained specialists, a new set of …
Feb. 13, 2018 a16z Podcast: Data, Insight, and the Customer Experience
In 2017 The Economist declared data to be the world's most valuable resource. And yet “data insight” is one of …
Feb. 10, 2018 a16z Podcast: The Evolution of Payments
The battle between every startup and incumbent comes down to whether the startup gets distribution before the incumbent gets innovation, …
Feb. 6, 2018 a16z Podcast: When Is VR's iPhone Moment?
There was a lot of hype about VR ad then it seemed to go pretty quiet. So where are we …
Feb. 2, 2018 a16z Podcast: All about Bike Sharing
with Lee Kleinman (@LeeForDallas), Joshua Schank (@joshuaschank), Andrew Savage, and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) There's a new wave of bike-sharing in …
Jan. 30, 2018 a16z Podcast: Self-Driving Cars — Where Are We, Really?
As cars become more like iPhones and less like just, well, cars — everything changes, from data to mapping to …
Jan. 22, 2018 a16z Podcast: Beyond CES: Connected Home Devices, Voice, and More
In this hallway conversation of the a16z Podcast, Benedict Evans and Steven Sinofsky discuss CES 2018 and share insight on …
Jan. 21, 2018 a16z Podcast: Mental Models for Understanding Crypto Tokens
This episode of the a16z Podcast goes deep on various trends in cryptocurrencies -- from mental models for understanding tokens …
Jan. 12, 2018 a16z Podcast: Reinventing Food
It's surprising that how (and what) we eat has actually changed very little over the ages, despite how much we’ve …
Jan. 9, 2018 a16z Podcast: Revisiting the Gene
The complete sequencing of the human genome is one of the most powerful examples of technology and science in action: …
Jan. 5, 2018 a16z Podcast: Community and Culture, Online
We’re so used to thinking of “community” as our friends, families, and neighbors. But what a community is, and who …
Dec. 19, 2017 a16z Podcast: Fintech for the People
New fintech companies are democratizing access to financial services in different ways, whether it's making food stamps more efficient, no …
Dec. 19, 2017 a16z Podcast: Trends in Cryptocurrencies
The internet, believe it or not, was just the beginning. Yes, it spawned an incredible number of uses (some unexpected), …
Dec. 18, 2017 a16z Podcast: The $200 PC in the Enterprise
What capabilities do enterprise companies really want from their computers? Twenty years ago, those capabilities might've been bundled into a …
Dec. 14, 2017 a16z Podcast: Of Governors and Mayors, and Tech Policy
Many of the big tech policy issues of the day play out more so at the state and local level, …
Dec. 13, 2017 a16z Podcast: Taking the Pulse on Bio
This conversation between the members of a16z's bio team -- including general partners Jorge Conde and Vijay Pande; Malinka Walaliyadde; …
Dec. 13, 2017 a16z Podcast: Scaling Healthcare
No matter how grand a vision for a particular industry, disruption in practice is hard. This is especially true in …
Dec. 10, 2017 a16z Podcast: Market Shifts
NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman runs one of the world's largest financial services companies, including the NASDAQ stock exchange that's home …
Dec. 5, 2017 a16z Podcast: On Data and Data Scientists in the Age of AI
Data, data, everywhere, nor any drop to drink. Or so would say Coleridge, if he were a big company CEO …
Dec. 1, 2017 a16z Podcast: AI, from 'Toy' Problems to Practical Application
When you have “a really hot, frothy space” like AI, even the most basic questions — like what is it …
Nov. 17, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Rise of the CCO
There's a new C-level role in town: the CCO, or Chief Customer Officer. This episode (based on a previous event) …
Nov. 10, 2017 a16z Podcast: How Founders Hire a VP of Product
Hiring a VP of Product -- especially as the founder of the company -- can almost feel like handing over …
Nov. 3, 2017 a16z Podcast: Putting AI in Medicine, in Practice
with Brandon Ballinger (@bballinger), Mintu Turakhia (@leftbundle), Vijay Pande (@vijaypande), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) There’s been a lot of talk …
Oct. 30, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Why Behind the Weird
Author and professor at George Mason University, Peter Leeson describes himself as not just an economist but as a "collector …
Oct. 22, 2017 a16z Podcast: Revenge of the Algorithms (Over Data)... Go! No?
with Frank Chen, Steven Sinofsky, and Sonal Chokshi There are many reasons why we’re in an “A.I. spring” after multiple …
Oct. 13, 2017 a16z Podcast: Platforming the Future
with Tim O'Reilly and Benedict Evans In this hallway-style podcast conversation, O'Reilly Media founder Tim O'Reilly and a16z partner Benedict …
Oct. 12, 2017 a16z Podcast: A New Lab Rises
with Ion Stoica, Peter Levine, and Sonal Chokshi We’ve already talked quite a bit about the Algorithms, Machines, and People …
Oct. 5, 2017 a16z Podcast: Mindsets for Engineering Biology
Head of the largest bioengineering lab in the world, former chairman of the FDA and one of the few recipients …
Sept. 28, 2017 a16z Podcast: Why Crypto Tokens Matter
with Chris Dixon and Fred Ehrsam We’ve already talked about why bitcoin matters. But as the set of cryptocurrencies — …
Sept. 25, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Case Study of Lyft and Local Governments
with David Mack, Joseph Okpaku, and Matt Spence How should startups engage with policymakers, build their own government relations (GR) …
Sept. 16, 2017 a16z Podcast: Exploding the Map
with Wei Luo, David Rumsey (@davidrumseymaps), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) In this episode, Wei Luo, founding COO of DeepMap -- …
Sept. 14, 2017 a16z Podcast: Getting Applications Into People's Hands
with Juan Benet and Chris Dixon The story of how innovation happens is a long one — from government funding …
Sept. 13, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Asshole Survival Guide
with Michael Dearing (@mcgd), Bob Sutton (@work_matters), and Hanne Tidnam (@omnivorousread) Bob Sutton's book The No Asshole Rule was all …
Sept. 9, 2017 a16z Podcast: Adjusting to Trade... and Innovation
with Russ Roberts, Noah Smith, and Sonal Chokshi Beyond the overly simplistic framing of trade as “good” or “bad” — …
Sept. 5, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Macro and Micro of Parenting
We tend to talk about tech and parenting through devices and artifacts -- screen time, to code or not to …
Sept. 1, 2017 a16z Podcast: Competing Against Luck
with Clayton Christensen, Marc Andreessen, and Steven Levy In business, mistakes of omission may be just as bad as (if …
Aug. 30, 2017 a16z Podcast: Engineering Intent
"Young hungry and scrappy" is how Hamilton described his country, and it's how many -- including the guests on this …
Aug. 25, 2017 a16z Podcast: A Society Under Construction - Modernizing Infrastructure
What is "infrastructure" actually? In the 19th and 20th century, that usually meant the transportation systems supporting roadways, airports, trains... …
Aug. 24, 2017 a16z Podcast: Cash, Growth, and CEO ❤️ CFO
with Ben Horowitz, Scott Kupor, and Caroline Moon “The only unforgivable sin in business is to run out of cash” …
Aug. 14, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Taxonomy of Collective Knowledge
What do disease diagnostics, language learning, and image recognition have in common? All depend on the organization of collective intelligence: …
Aug. 10, 2017 a16z Podcast: Centers of Power, War, and History
with Graham Allison and Matthew Colford "When a rising power threatens to displace a ruling power, shit happens." It's true …
Aug. 7, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Strategies and Tactics of Big
What happens when companies grow exponentially in a short amount of time -- to their organization, their product planning, their …
Aug. 3, 2017 a16z Podcast: Independents on the Board
with Anne Mitchell, Lars Dalgaard, and Scott Kupor "Orthogonal thinking" but "shared core values" -- that's what makes an ideal …
Aug. 2, 2017 a16z Podcast: From Mind at Play to Making the Information Age
with Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman, and Steven Sinofsky Modern technology owes much to the introduction of the binary digit or …
July 24, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Curious Case of the OpenTable IPO
There are the things that you carefully plan when it comes to an IPO -- the who (the bankers, the …
July 18, 2017 a16z Podcast: Making a (Really) Wild Geo-Engineering Idea Real
Here’s what we know: There’s a pair (father and son) of Russian scientists trying to resurrect (or rather, "rewild") an …
July 14, 2017 a16z Podcast: Addiction vs Popularity in the Age of Virality
In the age of virality, what does it actually mean to be popular? When does popularity -- or good product …
July 10, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Golden Era of Productivity, Retail, and Supply Chains
This episode of the a16z Podcast takes us on a quick tour through the themes of economics/historian/journalist Marc Levinson's books …
June 30, 2017 a16z Podcast: The Cloud Atlas to Real Quantum Computing
A funny thing happened on the way to quantum computing: Unlike other major shifts in classic computing before it, it …
June 28, 2017 a16z Podcast: Companies, Networks, Crowds
Is a network -- whether a crowd or blockchain-based entity -- going to replace the firm anytime soon? Not yet, …