This is the 13th episode of 16 Minutes, our weekly-ish news show where we quickly cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z Podcast way: what’s real, what’s hype from our vantage point in tech. This week, we cover the following news — with a16z experts general partner Connie Chan and D’arcy Coolican from the consumer team, and former CSO/ a16z security operating partner Joel de la Garza — in conversation with Sonal Chokshi:
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Connie Chan is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she focuses on investing in consumer technology.
D'Arcy Coolican Prior to joining a16z, he co-founded Frank, a social lending platform that used behavioral economics to make it easy to lend and borrow money with friends and family. He began his career at McKinsey & Co, where he was an engagement manager in the TMT practice.
Joel de la Garza is a partner focused on information security related investments and other chaos adjacent businesses.
Sonal Chokshi is Editor in Chief of Crypto at Andreessen Horowitz.
16 minutes is a short news podcast covering the top headlines of the week, separating what’s real from what’s hype.