15 episodes

Andreessen Horowitz ("a16z") co-founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz explore everything from science to business to culture, all through the lens of technology.

The Ben & Marc Show Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 75 Ratings

Andreessen Horowitz ("a16z") co-founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz explore everything from science to business to culture, all through the lens of technology.

    The Future of the American Dream

    The Future of the American Dream

    In this latest episode, Marc and Ben do a deep dive on the notion of the American Dream. From the material aspects of home ownership, education, and healthcare, to the intangible aspects of community and self-actualization, Ben and Marc explore what it truly means to be American today. They also examine the numerous challenges our nation now faces, as well as reveal how technology will soon revolutionize American life and culture in unprecedented ways.

    • 59 min
    AI, Robotics & the Future of Manufacturing

    AI, Robotics & the Future of Manufacturing

    In this latest episode on the State of AI, Ben and Marc explore the potential for emerging chip startups, the incorporation of AI in robotics, and what America needs to do to regain its position as world's leading manufacturer.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Build Your Startup With AI

    Build Your Startup With AI

    In this latest episode on the State of AI, Ben and Marc discuss how small AI startups can compete with Big Tech’s massive compute and data scale advantages, reveal why data is overrated as a sellable asset, and unpack all the ways the AI boom compares to the internet boom.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Startup Building: Challenges & Opportunities

    Startup Building: Challenges & Opportunities

    In this latest episode on company building in the post-Covid world, Ben and Marc discuss how startups can think differently about organizational design and talent deployment, unpack the lore around layoffs, and even tackle the future of customer service. They also reveal some unexpected benefits of nicotine and Ozempic.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Building Startups: Major Shifts in Tech & Culture

    Building Startups: Major Shifts in Tech & Culture

    In this latest episode, Ben and Marc discuss startup building in the post-COVID world. They delve into the biggest technological and cultural disruptions of the past four years, the major problems facing American cities (including crime and a commercial real estate crisis), and even question the future of our 40-hour work week.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Politics & the Future of Tech

    Politics & the Future of Tech

    In their latest episode, Ben and Marc tackle Washington D.C. and tech regulation, delving into why the political interests of "Big Tech" conflict with a positive technological future, the necessity of decentralized AI, and the critical juncture at which American innovation currently stands.

    • 1 hr 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

jrhill426 ,

Great learnings

It’s a gift to be able to listen to some of the smartest people in tech investing discuss important issues using a very objective lens. I look at things differently after listening to Marc and Ben discuss a topic.

Penobscot 77 ,

Required listening

Excellent discussion! Should be required listening for every university trustee, administrator and member of Congress.

K.Dooot ,

Loving the episode

Great podcast so far. Would have like to see that AI Hollywood conversation with some producers and studio heads for a better conversation

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