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!


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episode 534: The Hustler's Guide to Taking Care of Old Folks

A home care company and network of home care agencies that cares for elders and also puts caregivers at the center. with @sethjs @bhorowitz @shakasenghor



episode 532: The Hustler's Guide to Nursing Jobs

A hiring platform for nurses in the U.S. used by hospitals and health systems that helps hospitals find nurses faster, offers free continuing education to nurses everywhere, and puts nurses at the center. with @imanabuzeid @bhorowitz @shakasenghor



episode 531: Hustlin' Tech, Round Two

This is the next cycle of Hustlin' Tech, a podcast series about technology platforms that create opportunities for people. Recorded right before the coronavirus pandemic, these next 3 episodes touch on many things that are top of mind right now: from the profession of nursing; to taking care of the elderly; and fighting bureaucracy to get money back -- or to get help delaying utility bills and rent payments that are eligible for an extension or waiver of late fees due to the crisis.



episode 530: Security When the Workforce Goes Remote

We are in the midst of a rapid and unprecedented shift to remote work, what does this mean for security? How prepared are organizations? And what should each of us do to stay secure?



episode 528: 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 how and what we eat. In this conversation between Virtual Kitchen Co. CEO Ken Chong, Snackpass CEO Kevin Tan, a16z general parter Andrew Chen, and host Lauren Murrow, we discuss what's driving this transformation, as well as its implications for the future of dining and cooking. Is this the end of the traditional restaurant experience as we know it?



episode 529: Remote Work and Our New Reality

In the latest WFH episode of the a16z Podcast—recorded all remotely, of course—a16z's Connie Chan, David Ulevitch, and Lauren Murrow discuss the swift rise of remote work and virtual networking amid the spread of the coronavirus. For many streaming and virtual collaboration tools, the line between professional and social use is already blurring, whether that's Zoom lunches, FaceTime piano lessons, or Discord lectures...



episode 527: When Medicine Goes Virtual

with @vijaypande, @julesyoo, and @hannetidnam Aall about what exactly virtual care and “telemedicine” is... and what it isn’t; what it works well for, what doesn’t (yet), and where there’s potential; and finally, the current pain points (including regulation), and what we’ll learn from this current moment for the next generation of virtual medicine tools.



episode 526: Labs for Diagnostics: Then, Now, and Next

with Dave King, @JorgeCondeBio, and @omnivorousread In this episode with Dave King, Executive Chairman of Lab Corp (one of the largest clinical lab networks in the world) and a16z's General Partner Jorge Conde and Hanne Tidnam, we cover the evolution of the modern lab over the past 50 years, especially as new technologies and new tests are added; how tests go from specialized to mainstream and widely available; and who pays for most tests and how reimbursement affects all this.



episode 525: How a16z's Crypto Startup School Went Remote

with @kimbatronic @jesswldn @zoranbasich We open up and share an internal, hallway style (though all remote) conversation about how a16z Crypto Startup School suddenly had to go remote, given community spread of the novel coronavirus. How are we learning about virtual learning and collaboration in a new, uncharted world?



episode 524: Drowning in Debt, Eager to Share: When Fintech Meets Social

with @illscience @DCoolican & @laurenmurrow While revealing one's financial info was once considered taboo, now people are more apt than ever to openly discuss money and debt on online platforms (#debtfreejourney). In this episode, we discuss why the "holy grail" of social plus fintech is so challenging, which products and companies are taking advantage of it, and how that shift is being driven by subcultures online.