Anjney Midha

Anjney Midha


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Anjney Midha is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he invests in AI, infrastructure, and open source technology. He serves on the boards of Mistral AI and Luma AI.

Prior to joining the firm in 2023, Anjney was vice president of platform ecosystem at Discord where he oversaw all developer products for the company’s 200 million+ users. In this role, Anjney set up Discord’s first dedicated developer platform organization, launched its partnership with Midjourney, and helped it scale to one of the world’s fastest growing generative AI businesses. Anjney joined Discord via the acquisition of Ubiquity6, a pioneering computer vision and multiplayer technology company serving millions of users globally, where he was cofounder and CEO. Before that, Anjney was a partner at Kleiner Perkins, where he led the formation of the firm’s first dedicated seed fund and invested in companies across venture and growth stages.

As an angel investor, Anjney’s investments included Anthropic, Eleven Labs, Infinitus AI, Luma AI, Mashgin, Ideogram as well as several other AI companies.

Originally from India and Singapore, Anjney pursued his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Stanford University, and now lives in San Francisco. When he’s not submitting/merging PRs on open source repos, Anj loves surfing along the California coast.

Latest Content

  • California’s Senate Bill 1047: What You Need to KnowNew
    Anjney Midha and Derrick Harris

    On May 21, the California Senate passed bill 1047.

  • Open Models (w/ Arthur Mensch) and Video Models (w/ Stefano Ermon)
    Anjney Midha, Arthur Mensch, and Stefano Ermon

    We stitched together two episodes from the a16z Podcast, featuring Anjney Midha interviewing Arthur Mensch (Mistral) and Stefano Ermon (Stanford).

  • How Discord Became a Developer Platform
    Anjney Midha and Jason Citron

    In 2009 Discord cofounder and CEO, Jason Citron, started building tools and infrastructure for games. Fast forward to today and the platform has over 200 million monthly active users. In this episode, Jason, alongside a1...

  • Remaking the UI for AI
    Anjney Midha and Derrick Harris

    Anjney Midha shares his thoughts on how hardware for AI might evolve over the years to come as we place more emphasis on AI inference workloads.

  • Making the Most of Open Source AI
    Jim Zemlin, Mitchell Baker, Percy Liang, Anjney Midha, and Derrick Harris

    This episode of the AI + a16z podcast features a panel discussion from back in February, focused on the state — and future — of open source AI models.

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