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    • 4.9 • 23 Ratings

a16z Live is the place to listen to recorded live discussions and events featuring, hosted, or co-hosted by a16z partners (with outside voices too).

As a reminder, all content posted here is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be relied upon as legal, business, investment, or tax advice. Views expressed are those of the individuals and not the views of Andreessen Horowitz, please see a16z.com/disclosures for more.

To learn more about the broader a16z Podcast network and shows, please visit a16z.com/podnetwork.

    Recruiting and Retaining the Right Executive Talent

    Recruiting and Retaining the Right Executive Talent

    Hiring the right executives at the right time is the key to scaling your company. But to many founders, the executive search and hiring process can feel like a black box. a16z talent partner Matt Oberhardt dives deep into the executive search process with Kelli Dragovich and Nolan Church on the HR Heretics podcast.

    • 41 min
    Building Better Communities with Flock Safety

    Building Better Communities with Flock Safety

    Respecting privacy and building trust with communities is essential to effectively integrate technology into public safety. a16z general partner David Ulevitch, Flock Safety’s Garrett Langley, and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Kevin McMahill discuss how to build and implement products that communities can trust.

    • 23 min
    My First 16: Launching a New Category with Modern Treasury's Dimitri Dadiomov

    My First 16: Launching a New Category with Modern Treasury's Dimitri Dadiomov

    Our new podcast series My First 16 features interviews with founders and CEOs of fintech companies about how they acquired their initial customers and the hard lessons they learned along the way.

    In this episode, a16z partner Seema Amble talks with Dimitri Dadiomov, the co-founder and CEO of payment operations platform Modern Treasury, about the challenges of creating a new category, hiring for marketing before you hire for sales, and why developing new features is similar to birding.

    • 35 min
    My First 16: Creating a Supportive Builder Community with Plaid's Zach Perret

    My First 16: Creating a Supportive Builder Community with Plaid's Zach Perret

    Our new video podcast series My First 16 features interviews with founders and CEOs of fintech companies about how they acquired their initial customers and the hard lessons they learned along the way.

    In this episode, a16z partner Seema Amble talks with Zach Perret, the co-founder and CEO of Plaid, about how Plaid built a community in the early days to acquire customers, how they tracked “free radicals,” and how to orient your first customers around speed.

    • 33 min
    My First 16: Welding Yourself to Early Customers with Marqeta's Jason Gardner

    My First 16: Welding Yourself to Early Customers with Marqeta's Jason Gardner

    Our new video podcast series My First 16 features interviews with founders and CEOs of fintech companies about how they acquired their initial customers and the hard lessons they learned along the way.

    In this episode, a16z partner Seema Amble talks with the founder and current executive chairman of Marqeta Jason Gardner about what it means to be welded to your customer and how to expand in multiple verticals.

    • 32 min
    My First 16: Doubling Down on Founder-Led Sales with Pilot's Waseem Daher

    My First 16: Doubling Down on Founder-Led Sales with Pilot's Waseem Daher

    In a new episode of My First 16, a16z partner Seema Amble talks with co-founder and CEO of Pilot Waseem Daher on how he thought about the importance of charging, how secondary signals often matter in an area like accounting, and never stepping away from doing founder-led sales.

    My First 16, a new video podcast from a16z, features interviews with founders and CEOs of fintech companies about how they acquired their initial customers and the hard lessons they learned along the way.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Mmmmmmieieiejduhuunurnuf ,

Please keep making more!

Marc and Ben have great insights. The world needs more!

(Also I prefer listening at 1.5x-2x speed rather than Clubhouse’s real-time speed)

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