a16z Podcast: Tesla and the Nature of Disruption

In another of our hallway conversation episodes, Benedict Evans and Steven Sinofsky talk all about Tesla — and more broadly, the nature of disruption overall. How disruptive is Tesla really, and what exactly are they disrupting — from the dashboard …

Atrium

In the past few decades, technology has completely reinvented business. It has permeated nearly every company function, from how companies sell to their customers, to their hiring and retention of star employees, to how they develop new products… and everything …

Winning Founders & Influencing Everyone

watch time: 24 min

Andreessen Horowitz operating partner Margit Wennmachers shares the founding story of OutCast, the PR agency she co-founded (acquired in 2005); her history as one of its first operating partners at a16z (and what makes it different); …

a16z Podcast: All Things Compensation

Compensation is a topic near and dear to most everyone’s heart… but what does compensation actually mean? What does it include, and what does it not? How do you compete in an intensely competitive environment, while balancing your company’s real …

a16z Podcast: Construction Under Tech — The Build

Continuing our series on how tech is changing construction — one of the industries most resistant to change (and facing declining productivity) — this episode of the a16z Podcast looks at what happens when you go from planning to actually …

a16z Podcast: Tech Under Construction: Flows

By definition, construction has been one of the ‘brick-and-mortar’ industries most resistant to innovation and change over the last decades. So how are new technologies beginning to transform the most brick-and-mortar of the brick-and-mortar industries?

This conversation with Tracy Young, …

Camp4

Biology is elegant, but it’s rarely simple. Following the completion of the $3 billion Human Genome Project in the early 2000s, scientists were surprised to discover that the human genome contained only 20,000 or so genes, accounting for less than …

FlyHomes

“You can observe a lot just by watching.”

—Yogi Berra

David Ricardo was born in the late 18th century, and along with Adam Smith was one of the most influential early economists, pioneering the term “comparative advantage.” A plumber is

a16z Podcast: Autonomy in Service

We now live in a world where connecting the dots between intel and modeling threats has become infinitely more complex: not only is the surface area to protect larger than ever, but the entry points and issues are more diverse

a16z Podcast: Breaking Into Bio

Whether you’re an academic seeking to move out of research and into industry, or simply interested in working at a bio startup, this episode of the a16z Podcast is for you. It covers everything from how to build a brand …