Fintech companies are innovating across broad categories—in banking, lending, insurance, real estate, and investing—both on the customer-facing side and in core infrastructure. We believe the combination of mobile, digital money, AI and machine learning, and new data sources offers startups a unique opportunity to leapfrog outdated infrastructure and compete with incumbent financial institutions to reimagine the way money moves.
Smart energy grids. Voice-first companion apps. Programmable medicines. AI tools for kids. We asked over 40 partners across a16z to preview one big idea they believe will drive innovation in the coming year.
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a16z partner Seema Amble talks with the founder and current executive chairman of Marqeta Jason Gardner about how to expand in multiple verticals.
a16z partner Seema Amble talks with co-founder and CEO of Pilot Waseem Daher on pricing and never stepping away from doing founder-led sales.
a16z partner Seema Amble talks with co-founder and CEO of Mercury Immad Akhund about how to compete in a category already filled with incumbents.
The CFPB published its proposed Personal Financial Data Rights rule, which could usher in an open banking shift.
We aim to demystify the “B2FI” (or “business to financial institution”) for fintech companies, with lessons from those who have experienced it.
What is the future of finance? Our team of investors knows first-hand how innovations in banking and lending can pave the way for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow harnessing the power of digital money and AI. We’re here to navigate them to the top.
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