Conversations on Clubhouse and beyond -- to capture and share many of the live discussions and events featuring, hosted, or co-hosted by a16z partners (with outside voices too).
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Boss Talk #10: The Story is the Strategy with Dave McJannet
HashiCorp CEO Dave McJannet explains his mantra — the story is the strategy — and the repeatable marketing framework he's used to position GitHub, Hortonworks, and now HashiCorp.
The Good Time Show: The Coinbase Story
From first discovering the bitcoin white paper through the crypto winters to taking the company public... Coinbase founders Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam tell their story, with Good Time Show hosts Aarthi Ramamurthy and Sriram Krishnan, plus early investors, employees, and board members — Garry Tan, Marc Andreessen, Dan Romero, Balaji Srinivasan, and Katie Haun.
Zynga cofounder Justin Waldron on Games Club
Zynga cofounder and SVP of Product Justin Waldron discusses his early iteration process, reimagining the game industry's business model, and important game metrics with a16z partner Jonathan Lai, Stillfront SVP Andrew Green, Presence Capital managing partner Amitt Mahajan, and Indie MEGABOOTH founder Kelly Wallick on Games Club.
Breach of the Week #3: Ubiquiti and Whistleblowing
A whistleblower recently alleged that Ubiquiti massively downplayed its January breach. So, how bad was the breach? What do we, and don't we, know? What does this tell us about best practices for disclosures in the aftermath of a breach? And what is the role of whistleblowers?
Steve Stoute on Unfettered Conversations with A and Z
In this occasional Clubhouse series, a16z co-founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz talk with Steve Stoute, the founder and CEO of UnitedMasters and a former executive at Interscope and Sony Music, about the changing music business, the role of technology, how Steve started UnitedMasters, and more. Special guests MC Hammer and Fab 5 Freddy also joined.
A Crisis of Trust with Richard Edelman, Emily Chang, and Helena Maus on 4B with Margit
Every year, Edelman publishes a trust barometer. This year, trust in most of our social institutions — and especially in media — was down. Margit asks Richard Edelman (CEO of Edelman), Emily Chang (Executive Producer at Bloomberg), and Helena Maus (CEO of Archetype) how real is the crisis of trust in media and beyond; what’s behind it; how does it relate to the perceived friction between tech and the media… and what will it take to (re)build trust.
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)