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 498: Come for the Games, Stay for the Party

From Fortnite to Untitled Goose Game, next-generation video games are unlike anything we've seen before. These are the tech trends turning gaming into a massive, culture-defining phenomenon.



episode 497: AI in B2B

Consumer software may have adopted and incorporated AI ahead of enterprise software, where the data is more proprietary, and the market is a few thousand companies not hundreds of millions of smartphone users. But recently AI has found its way into B2B, and it is rapidly transforming how we work and the software we use, across all industries and organizational functions.



episode 496: 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 as an open source business. In this podcast, Armon Dadgar, Cofounder and CTO of HashiCorp; Ali Ghodsi, CEO of Databricks; and a16z General Partner Peter Levine explain why it's necessary to turn some open source projects into businesses...



episode 495: Of Emojis and Innovation

with @fredbenenson @jenny8lee and @smc90 A whole new set of emojis are about to hit people's phone within a month, but that's not the only reason we're re-running this popular (and defining!) episode of the a16z Podcast from 2015. It's an evergreen classic, that is really about how innovation works -- from the politics and economics of creativity, to the design and governance of social communication systems, and much more...


 2019-10-15  38m

episode 494: The Environment, Capitalism, Technology

It used to be that the only way for humanity to grow — and progress — was through destroying the environment. But is this interplay between human growth vs...


 2019-10-04  46m

episode 493: 16 Minutes on the News #10: Amazon to Deliver Healthcare, Oculus & VR/AR, Google Quantum Supremacy?

News and trends covered this week include: * Amazon's move into care delivery, initially for employees, what it means for incumbents and startups, the future of healthcare -- with @julesyoo @jorgecondebio * Oculus Connect 6, Facebook's annual developer event, where announcements about devices and content signal the future of VR (and AR) --with @cdixon * Google quantum supremacy claim, as shared in a paper with/via NASA: what does it mean for cryptography and other applications, where are we in...


 2019-09-30  19m

episode 492: New Business Models for Gaming, Collaboration, Creativity

The biggest shift in gaming happened with the combination of cloud, social, and mobile. As with all great tech shifts, though, it's really the underlying business models that really create new startup opportunities. With blockchain technology and cryptoeconomic business models, what becomes possible in gaming?


 2019-09-28  42m

episode 491: 16 Minutes on the News #9: All the Recent Phone Hacks

News and trends covered this week include: * FBI's latest note on social engineering of two-factor authentication * Simjacker spyware via SMS * Google Project Zero vs. Apple, and Apple's year in security * what can we do to secure ourselves? …with @martin_casado joeldelgarza and host @smc90.


 2019-09-23  19m

a16z Podcast: The Biology of Pain

What is the nature of physical pain? Why do we ev…


 2019-09-17  36m

16 Minutes on the News #8: Apple Camera, Services; Wearables - Where are We

with @benedictevans @vijaypande and @smc90 This …


 2019-09-16  20m