Anish Acharya

Anish Acharya


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Anish Acharya is an entrepreneur and general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. At a16z, he focuses on consumer investing, including AI-native products and companies that will help usher in a new era of abundance. Anish first joined the firm in 2019 with a focus on fintech, often investing in B2C technologies. He currently serves on the boards of Clutch, Deel, Mosaic, Method, Payall, Silo, The Coterie, and Titan.

Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, Anish founded and sold two consumer companies, successfully navigating multiple technology platform shifts. 

In 2014, Anish founded Snowball, a universal inbox for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS, and other mobile messaging clients to help consumers rethink how they communicate online. After Snowball was acquired by Credit Karma in 2015, he served as GM of Core Consumer and GM of Cards. He helped scale the U.S. Card to over 100 million members and nearly $1 billion in 2019 revenue.

In 2008, Anish co-founded SocialDeck. As an “anywhere, anytime, anyone” social gaming company, SocialDeck enabled simultaneous game play across multiple mobile devices and social networks. The company was acquired by Google in 2010. At Google, Anish led various mobile product efforts and invested for Google Ventures. 

Anish graduated from the University of Waterloo and lives in the Bay Area with his family. He has a passion for music and mixes tracks in his spare time.

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