Ali Yahya

General Partner

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Ali Yahya is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he invests in crypto. Ali works with numerous portfolio companies, including Alchemy, Aleo, Aztec, EigenLayer, Espresso, GensynLayerZeroSolana,, XMTP, and zkSync. 

Before Andreessen Horowitz, he was a software engineer and researcher at Google X, where he worked on the Everyday Robot project, which aims to build a robot that is smart and affordable enough to be viable as a consumer product for the home. He also worked at Google Brain, Google’s Artificial Intelligence lab, where he was a core developer on TensorFlow, Google’s primary library for machine learning.

Ali began his career as a student and researcher at Stanford University, where he focused on the intersection of Computer Security, Distributed Systems, and Computer Networking. He first discovered the Bitcoin whitepaper in 2010 while doing research at Stanford Computer Security Lab, and has followed the space closely ever since.

Latest Content

  • We’re excited to partner with the Espresso team to help bring to life a more seamless and interoperable future for Ethereum.

  • It's a pleasure to announce that we're leading EigenLayer's Series B. We're excited to partner with founder Sreeram Kannan and the whole team on building a platform that unlocks a new dimension of open innovation on top of Ethereum.

  • AI & Crypto
    Ali Yahya, Dan Boneh, and Sonal Chokshi

    A podcast episode on the convergence of two important technologies: artificial intelligence and blockchains/crypto.

  • Investing in
    Ali Yahya and Jane Lippencott
  • Investing in Gensyn
    Ali Yahya and Guy Wuollet
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