This is a special episode of the a16z podcast — it’s an audio history, told through the voices of the a16z crypto team, about what crypto is, how it really works, and why it matters. This “innovation overview” is meant as a resource, and it features hallway-style conversations with the a16z team as well as outside experts.
In brief segments, we’ll take you from the ground up — from the basics, to the most current developments, and beyond that to a look at what we might see in the future.
Here are the topics and voices you’ll hear, with timestamps of the segments included for easy navigation:
Dan Boneh is a special advisor on the Crypto team.
Chris Dixon is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz since 2012 where he founded and leads a16z crypto.
Scott Kupor is an investing partner focused on growth-stage companies building in the bio and healthcare industries.
Eddy Lazzarin is the chief technology officer for a16z crypto.
Arianna Simpson is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she invests in crypto.
Ali Yahya is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he invests in crypto.
Sonal Chokshi is Editor in Chief of Crypto at Andreessen Horowitz.
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.