Featured Episodes

Textiles as Tech, Science, Math, Culture, or Civilization

Virginia Postrel and Sonal Chokshi

AI, WebRTC, Crypto, and Full Stack Startups

Elad Gil, Sep Kamvar, and Chris Dixon

Feedback Loops — Company Culture, Change, and DevOps

Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Sonal Chokshi

Latest Episodes

The Economics of Carbon Removal with Nan Ransohoff

Steph Smith, and Nan Ransohoff

Ryan Petersen on Rearchitecting the Supply Chain

Das Rush, Steph Smith, and Ryan Petersen

Neal Stephenson on The Future of the Metaverse

Steph Smith, and Neal Stephenson

The Factory of the Future with Chris Power

Steph Smith, and Chris Power

Balaji Srinivasan on The Network State

Steph Smith, and Balaji Srinivasan

The Data Highway Above with Privateer’s Steve Wozniak, Alex Fielding, and Dr. Moriba Jah

Steph Smith, Steve Wozniak, Alex Fielding, and Dr. Moriba Jah

AI and the Creator Economy with Karen X Cheng

Steph Smith, and Karen X Cheng

Why Technology Still Matters with Marc Andreessen

Steph Smith, and Marc Andreessen

The a16z Podcast Returns

Steph Smith

Is a Fun, Therapeutic Game Possible?

Vijay Pande, Olivia Webb, and Jon Lai

Cycles of Computing, Now and Next

Kevin Rose, and Chris Dixon

The Future of Audio

Sonal Chokshi, Gustav Söderström, and Connie Chan

Culture as Code

Sonal Chokshi, and Ben Horowitz

On Mentorship and Leadership

Ken Coleman, Michel Feaster, and Ben Horowitz

Cloud Wars, Company Wars, and Innovating Through Change

Michael Dell, Martin Casado, Sonal Chokshi, and Marc Andreessen

How to Find Product-Market-Sales Fit

Jyoti Bansal, Satish Talluri, Peter Levine, and Sonal Chokshi

The Fintech Opportunity for Students and Gen Z

Lauren Murrow, Amira Yahyaoui, Seema Amble, and Anish Acharya

How to Make Better Decisions

Jeff Jordan, and Annie Duke

Learning from Open Source Communities

Nadia Asparouhova, and Sonal Chokshi

The Art and Science of Moderating Discussions

Matt Abrahams, and Sonal Chokshi

Tiktok's Algorithm and Creativity Network Effects

Eugene Wei, and Sonal Chokshi

From Research to Startup, There and Back Again

John Hennessy, Sonal Chokshi, Marc Andreessen, and Martin Casado

Crisis Communications 101

Kim Milosevich, Sonal Chokshi, and Margit Wennmachers

All About Synthetic Biology

James J. Collins, Vijay Pande, and Hanne Winarsky

Mining the Data for Cobalt

Kurt House, John Thompson, Hanne Winarsky, and Connie Chan

Applying AI in B2B

Peter Lauten, Oleg Rogynskyy, and Das Rush

More from Less: The Environment, Capitalism, and Technology

Sonal Chokshi, Marc Andreessen, and Andrew McAfee

Blockchains, crypto, & web3: Connections, models, more

Tim Roughgarden, Sonal Chokshi, Ali Yahya, and Chris Dixon

Crypto, an Oral Essay

Eddy Lazzarin, Sonal Chokshi, Scott Kupor, Zoran Basich, Dan Boneh, Alex Pruden, Ali Yahya, Chris Dixon, Jesse Walden, Arianna Simpson, and Linda Xie

Stories of Startup Survival Mode

Jason Rosenthal, Sonal Chokshi, and Ben Horowitz

Innovating While Scaling: Lessons from Amazon

Colin Bryar, Sonal Chokshi, and Bill Carr

When Gross Margins Matter

Amelia Salyers, David George, Sarah Wang, and Martin Casado

The Founder to Investor Journey

David Ulevitch, and Joel Beasley

Inside Apple Software Design

Ken Kocienda, and Frank Chen

Tesla and the Nature of Disruption

Benedict Evans, and Steven Sinofsky

Designing a Culture of Reinvention

Reed Hastings, and Ben Horowitz

The Basics of Growth Marketing: Engagement & Retention

Jeff Jordan, Andrew Chen, and Sonal Chokshi

The Basics of Growth Marketing: User Acquisition

Jeff Jordan, Andrew Chen, and Sonal Chokshi

The Great Data Debate

Tristan Handy, Bob Muglia, George Fraser, Martin Casado, and Michelle Ufford

Principles for Work and Life

Ray Dalio, Alex Rampell, and Sonal Chokshi

How the Internet Happened

Brian McCullough, and Chris Dixon

Technologies & Threads Through the Fabric of Our Lives

Virginia Postrel, and Sonal Chokshi

Innovating and Deciding, for Companies and People

Jeff Jordan, Sonal Chokshi, and Annie Duke

Geo-engineering and the Power of Narrative

Ross Andersen, Hanne Winarsky, and Sonal Chokshi

M&A, Before and After: What Founders Need to Know

Martin Casado, Blake Kim, and Zoran Basich

How 'Hyperscalers' are Innovating — and Competing — in the Data Center

Martin Casado, Nick McKeown, and Zoran Basich

Kickstarting Network Effects

Andrew Chen, Alexis Ohanian, Paul Davison, and Das Rush

NFTs, Explained

Sonal Chokshi, Linda Xie, and Jesse Walden

Play-to-Earn Gaming and How Work is Evolving in Web3

Jeffrey Zirlin, Gabby Dizon, Arianna Simpson, and Zoran Basich

On container ships, supply chains, and the physical world

Ryan Petersen, and Sonal Chokshi

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