It’s hard to believe today, but 10 years ago Wikipedia was widely considered a doomed experiment…

2015-10-31

Today, Wikipedia is widely considered an invaluable resource. There are occasional errors and controversies, but for the most part it…

Lessons from the PC video game industry

2015-10-31

The future of media is here — it’s just not evenly distributed The success or failure of tech and media products depends on complicated…

Gordon Moore on self-driving cars

2015-10-23

“I never thought I’d see autonomous automobiles driving on the freeways. It wasn’t many years ago they put out a request to see who could…

One man came to Mozart and asked him how to write a symphony.

2015-10-17

One man came to Mozart and asked him how to write a symphony. Mozart replied, “You are too young to write a symphony.” The man said, “You…

Keybase: bringing public-key cryptography to mainstream users

2015-06-27

Today I’m excited to announce that a16z is leading a $10.8M Series A financing of Keybase, a company that is trying to make the internet…

The Babe Ruth Effect in Venture Capital

2015-06-07

"How to hit home runs: I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball... The harder you grip the bat, the more you can…