• Why Decentralization Matters February 20, 2018 8:00 pm
  • a16z Podcast: The Internet of Taste, Streaming Content to Culture February 18, 2018 6:30 pm
    Once upon a time it was inconceivable that a company in Silicon Valley could make content that was any good; the running joke, shares Marc Andreessen, “was like, what are we gonna do — we’re gonna film a router instruction …
  • a16z Podcast: The Business of Continual Change February 18, 2018 6:29 pm
    Every large company — especially ones that have been around for a long time — goes through multiple cycles of change. But how do you know where to go next, and when, and how? The management literature is full of …
  • a16z Podcast: How Tech is Changing Investing February 17, 2018 3:30 am
    As people begin to gain access to information that was previously left to only trained specialists, a new set of asset classes are being created — and they are changing the way we think about everything from banking to customizing …
  • Andrew Chen February 15, 2018 3:00 pm
    “I’m a fuckin’ genius, Jimmy Neutron” —Soulja Boy, “The Best” Back in 2007 when Marc and I were angel investors, we read everything we could on the emerging techniques for building products and companies. We were hungry for any information …
    Ben Horowitz
  • Overtime February 14, 2018 2:10 pm
    The professional sports business is at a crossroads. The biggest revenue stream for the major sports leagues is, by far, media — primarily television. Recent decades have seen an explosion in broadcast rights fees. Take, for example, the NFL’s revenue …
  • a16z Podcast: Data, Insight, and the Customer Experience February 13, 2018 8:00 pm
    In 2017 The Economist declared data to be the world’s most valuable resource. And yet “data insight” is one of those phrases that, while important, is now so ubiquitous it’s been numbed of meaning. So how do you actually get …
  • a16z Podcast: The Evolution of Payments February 11, 2018 6:00 am
    The battle between every startup and incumbent comes down to whether the startup gets distribution before the incumbent gets innovation, oft observes a16z general partner Alex Rampell. But how does this play out when most of the players, big and …
  • Crypto Canon February 10, 2018 5:00 pm
    Here’s a list — building on and including Chris’ last roundup — of crypto readings and resources. It’s organized from building blocks and basics; foundations (& history); and key concepts — followed by specific topics such as governance; privacy and …
  • Lars February 9, 2018 4:47 pm
    When Lars joined our firm, nobody was more excited about it than me as I wrote here. That excitement proved to be warranted in so many ways as Lars brought a perspective and a vibrance that we had not …
    Ben Horowitz