Angela Strange

Angela Strange


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Angela Strange is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she focuses on financial services including fintech infrastructure, insurance, real estate, and increasing financial inclusivity. Today, Angela serves on the boards of Addi, Casai, Jeeves, Moov, SeedFi, SynapseFi, Tally, and Valon.

Angela also coined the idea that “Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company”—the now widely cited observation that companies will increasingly derive a significant portion of their revenue from financial services driven by the influx of new, transformative financial infrastructure tools.

Prior to joining a16z, Angela was a product manager at Google where she launched and grew Chrome for Android and Chrome for iOS into two of Google’s most successful mobile products. She has also served as director of product management and business development at (acquired by Google), a senior associate partner at Bay Partners focusing on the consumer internet sector, and a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting in Toronto.

Angela helped launch and was co-chair of C100, a non-profit that bridges Canadian entrepreneurs with Silicon Valley, and on the Canadian Finance Minister Morneau’s Economic Growth Council. She earned her Mechanical Engineering degree from Queen’s University in Canada and an MBA from Stanford. Angela is also a world-class athlete, having spent two years training professionally as a runner; she has won several marathons and achieved a seventh place national ranking in Canada.

Latest Content

  • Investing in hyperexponential
    Angela Strange, Joe Schmidt, and Santiago Rodriguez

    Over the past decade, data infrastructure across industries has been modernized by many disruptors like Databricks, Fivetran, et al. The modern data stack has made it much easier for companies to ingest, store, query, an...

  • 2024 Big Ideas: Developer Influence, Maritime Upgrades, and New Video Intelligence
    Angela Strange, Kimberly Tan, Grant Gregory, and Stephanie Smith

    A new age of maritime exploration, the rise of the developer as a buyer in financial services, and more applications for computer vision and video intelligence. We asked over 40 partners across a16z to preview one big idea they believe will drive innovation in 2024. Here in our 3-part series, you’ll hear directly from partners across all our verticals, as we dive even more deeply into these ideas. What’s the why now? Who is already building in these spaces? What opportunities and challenges are on the horizon? And how can you get involved?

  • Fintech Fuels Global Payments
    Angela Strange, Joe Schmidt, and Gabriel Vasquez

    Software crosses borders effortlessly. The globalization of money, however, is considerably more challenging. This is especially true for multinational businesses, which grapple with managing multiple accounts in diverse currencies, navigating costly foreign exchange rates, and unpredictable money transfers. As businesses increasingly embrace a global default, top fintech entrepreneurs are rising to the challenge, addressing cross-border infrastructure issues and offering comprehensive solutions. In this episode, a16z partners Angela Strange, Joe Schmidt, and Gabriel Vasquez discuss the challenges of cross-border payment infrastructures and what fintech entrepreneurs are doing to create a more integrated, financially inclusive world.

  • Fintech Fuels Global Payments
    Angela Strange, Joe Schmidt, Gabriel Vasquez, Lauren Murrow, and Denis Young

    How cross-border infrastructure, instant payments, and open banking advances are creating a more integrated, financially inclusive world.

  • Software Transcends Borders—Why Not Money?
    Angela Strange, Joe Schmidt, and Gabriel Vasquez

    The company of the future is default global. Top fintech entrepreneurs are pursuing integrated cross-border payment infrastructure and full-stack solutions.

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