a16z Podcast: Crypto and the Evolution of Open Source

The open source movement enabled so much in computing, including the collaborative building of libraries — that is, building blocks of code that developers could combine together to build applications. But as these applications grew to massive scale, those libraries …

Crypto and the Evolution of Open Source

watch time: 36 minutes

The open source movement enabled so much in computing, including the collaborative building of libraries — that is, building blocks of code that developers could combine together to build applications. But as these applications grew to …

Cryptonetworks and Cities: Analogies

watch time: 37 minutes

Cryptonetworks are often compared to firms, people, or even coral reefs — but, observes a16z crypto partner Ali Yahya, they might be much more similar to cities. Where does that analogy fit, and where …

a16z Podcast: The Regulatory Landscape for Crypto

What’s going on, regulation-wise, in crypto? How should people who want to join a company or build something new in the space think about the regulatory environment? What to make of all the headlines, or the “alphabet soup” of agencies …

a16z Podcast: On Mentors and Mentees

Everyone talks about the importance of mentorship in our professional development, whether it’s networking to broaden career opportunities or learning from someone more experienced. But how does one break into an industry without established contacts or prior exposure? Are things …