a16z Podcast: The Rise of Full Stack Startups


Suppose you develop a new technology that is valuable to some industry. The old approach was to sell or license your technology to the existing companies in that industry. The new approach is to build a complete, end-to-end product or service that bypasses existing companies. Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon, Balaji Srinivasan, and Benedict Evans discuss the reasons behind, and advantages of, going “full stack.”