Venture Capital Episodes

Interesting raises and deal flow: the companies and spaces getting traction from VC.
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(Bonus) Kitchen Table Ep. II - With @ceonyc

March 6, 2022

Chris was in town again! So we asked the great Charlie O'Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures to come over to my kitchen to talk about the tech news of the week. But Charlie also gives us his analysis and history of the New Y…

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Thu. 02/17 – A Y2K Bug For Our Times?

Feb. 17, 2022

Why a dumb agent string bug may break some big named websites soon. Is Circle about to become the biggest pure play crypto company to hit public markets? Spotify buys basically the only remaining pieces of the podcast puzzle…

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Mon. 02/14 – The Big Game Is Big For Crypto

Feb. 14, 2022

Turns out Super Bowl ads really do move the needle. Another day, another crypto bug, this one could have let you create unlimited ether from thin air. See what I did there? Could we see a digital Euro by the end of next year…

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(TWTR SPC) The State Of VC And Startups In 2022

Jan. 22, 2022

Weirdly, this turned into a sort of education on VC and startup investing episode?

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Tue. 01/11 – YC Ups The Ante

Jan. 11, 2022

Moxie Marlinspike is stepping down as CEO of Signal, and Brian Acton is stepping up. For now. Y Combinator is getting more generous with the investment it makes in its cohort companies. Carriers aren’t pleased with Apple’s i…

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(Bonus) a16z's Andrew Chen On The Cold Start Problem

Dec. 11, 2021

The great Andrew Chen of a16z joins us to discuss his new book: The Cold Start Problem: How to Start and Scale Network Effects. This an indispensable guide to get that "rocket-ship" action going for whatever product or compa…

Guest: Andrew Chen
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(SPC CST) a16z's Future Plans And Audio Spaces With @smc90 and @kyurieff

June 26, 2021

We have two special guests this week! The first is Sonal Chokshi, Editor in Chief of a16z and showrunner of a16z podcasts. We’ll be getting her perspective on the launch of FUTURE, which we discussed last week. ​Second, a…

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Office Hours With Chris Fralic Of First Round Capital

April 17, 2021

Chris Fralic of First Round Capital was involved in funding such companies as Ring, Hotel Tonight, Warby Parker, Rec Room, and as you’ll hear today, Roblox. But in addition to being a legend, as you’ll hear, Chris is just an…

Guest: Chris Fralic
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Mon. 03/15 – Stripe The Most Successful (Private) SV Startup Ever?

March 15, 2021

Stripe, by some measures, has become the most successful Silicon Valley startup of all time, with their recent raise. Airtable too has an impressively interesting raise. Facebook wants to find you a vaccine appointment. The …

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(Bonus) Office Hours With Garry Tan

Feb. 6, 2021

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Guest: Garry Tan
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Wed. 01/20 – A16Z To Get Into The Media Business?

Jan. 20, 2021

Is Andreessen Horowitz about to spin up its own media platform? Anthony Levandowski gets a pardon and Jack Ma resurfaces. Netflix is about to start printing money, and they’re about to give you a “shuffle play” button. And w…

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(Bonus) Interesting Raise Episode 1!

Jan. 16, 2021

The first ever interesting raise omnibus episode! Links:Hipcamp, ‘Airbnb of the Outdoors,’ Raises $57 Million (The Information)Local news app News Break raises $115M (TechCrunch)Perfect Corp., developer of virtual beauty ap…

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(Bonus) - The Future of Video With A16Z's Connie Chan

Dec. 12, 2020

Connie Chan, from Andreessen Horowitz, talking about: Live, Social, and Shoppable: The Future of Video Sponsors:

Guest: Connie Chan
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(Bonus) The Creator Economy Opportunity With @JoshConstine

Oct. 3, 2020

For years, I quoted Josh Constine on this show because he was one of the breaking news-iest folks over at TechCrunch for years. Well, now he’s gone the well worn TC to VC route, and is a principal at SignalFire. I noticed Jo…

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Wed. 08/26 – Palantir’s S-1 Takes A Swipe At Silicon Valley

Aug. 26, 2020

Palantir’s S-1 filing gives us our first look under the hood of their business. Apple is bringing AR content to Apple TV+. A big name in 3D printing is going public… and guess how? A new digital networking speed record. And …