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Brian Singerman is a Partner @ Founders Fund, one of the best-performing funds of the last two decades. Among their portfolio, they have the likes of Airbnb,...
…the secret of Backcasting
There is a lot of advice about how to be a good startup founder. But there isn’t very much about how to be a good startup investor. Before going any further, I should point out that this is a...
Many first-time founders seek advice when thinking about what ideas would be great for a startup company and receive the wrong advice that…
Generative AI will have a massive impact in the software industry and beyond. The goal of this post is to map out the market dynamics and business models.
The loquacious bot has Microsoft ready to sink a reported $10 billion into OpenAI. It’s unclear what products can be built on the technology.
Last year, U.S. startups with all-women teams received 1.9% (or around $4.5 billion) out of around the $238.3 billion in venture capital allocated, according to the latest PitchBook data.
When are you getting overly diluted?
I want to focus this post on the macro environment for tech, startups, web3, and climate because that is where my head is at right now. I believe that sometime in the first half of 2023, the central…
Amazon launched 22 years ago this week. Its first web page shows its early days: What’s neat about this isn’t what’s changed. It’s what’s stayed the same. The line, “One million titles, consistently…
«Each iteration is a front-line battle where you’re exhausted from the last war but overconfident from its victory. So the odds keep stacking against you»
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The right kind of bubble brings together the right group of people at the right time — it's a coordinating mechanism that can do a surprising amount of good.
«A bubble is an objectively irrational shared belief in a better potential future … but that doesn’t just describe someone bidding up asset prices; it also describes anyone who chooses to build that kind of future»
To stave off national stagnation in a post-COVID world, technologists need to build companies that tackle America's biggest problems head-on.
If you read tech journalism you’ll probably hear the fuzzy term web3 bandied about in the press. Sprinkled around all these articles are all manner of idealistic and utopian ideas about how we can…
Considering moving from BigCo to startup? We crowdsourced a tactical guide for first-time startup job-seekers on how to evaluate career opportunities at early-stage companies.
From entertainment franchise games to the precision delivery of medicines, the a16z team highlights over 40 builder-worthy pursuits for the coming year.
The coronavirus pandemic means that little in these times is stable or predictable, and what worked a few months ago won’t work now. People who start and lead companies need to raise money, bring together the right team and deliver a valuable product or service. But times of crisis test leaders, and entrepreneurs need advice from people who navigated past downturns and can advise them about how to plan and move forward. This field guide from the venture capital firm First Round provides philosophical and practical advice for founders trying to guide new companies through these unusual and difficult times.
Ten years from now, what seismic change will we reflect back on and think, “well that was pretty obvious, in retrospect”? Debt is going to finally come to the tech industry. We can hat…
Major technology shifts often ignite a frenzy of fear. But we've been here before, and there's a roadmap.
A re-broadcast of our episode featuring Greylock general partner Reid Hoffman in conversation with his Blitzscaling co-author Chris Yeh. In this episode (originally recorded in May 2022), Hoffman and
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