At the end of 2022, our team at a16z asked dozens of partners across the firm to spotlight one big idea that startups in their fields could tackle in 2023.
Emerging from this exercise came 40+ builder-worthy pursuits for the year, ranging from entertainment franchise games to precision delivery of medicine to small modular reactors, and of course loads of AI applications.
In our 2-part series, we’ll be covering 12 of these big ideas with the partners that shared them.
Here in part 2, we’ll cover Fintech, American Dynamism, and Bio & Health. Listen in as we chat with Anish Acharya, Angela Strange, Michelle Volz, Ryan McEntush, Vijay Pande, and Julie Yoo.
And for the full list of 40+ ideas, check out the full article: https://a16z.com/2022/12/15/big-ideas-in-tech-2023/
(0:59) GPT Unlocks Credit Counseling – Anish Acharya
(9:53) Compliance as a Competitive Advantage – Angela Strange
(23:31) Small Modular Reactors Advance the Nuclear Renaissance – Michelle Volz
(33:48) Overhauling the Space Supply Chain – Ryan McEntush
(44:40) The Biggest Company in the World – Vijay Pande (51:17) The Value-Based Care Stack – Julie Yoo
Anish Acharya is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where he focuses on consumer tech.
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.
Michelle Volz is a partner on the American Dynamism team at Andreessen Horowitz, where she focuses on defense, aerospace, energy, and hard tech.
Ryan McEntush is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where he focuses on companies that promote American Dynamism.
Vijay Pande is the founding general partner of the Bio + Health team at Andreessen Horowitz, focused on the cross-section of biology and computer science.
Julie Yoo is a general partner on the Bio + Health team at Andreessen Horowitz, focused on transforming how we access, pay for, and experience healthcare.
The a16z Podcast discusses the most important ideas within technology with the people building it. Each episode aims to put listeners ahead of the curve, covering topics like AI, energy, genomics, space, and more.