Marc Andreessen is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is co-author of the book Mosaic and co-founder of Netscape. Marc is co-founder and general partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
As part of a new series where we will share select a16z partner appearances on other podcasts with our audience here, this episode is cross-posted from the new show Starting Greatness -- featuring interviews with startup builders before they were successful -- hosted by Mike Maples junior.In the conversation, a16z co-founder Marc Andreessen shares some rare, behind-the-scenes details of his story from 0 to 1 -- from the University of Illinois and Mosaic to Netscape -- and along the journey, really, to product-market fit... 
Mike Maples, Jr talks to Marc Andreessen, Co-founder of Netscape—the startup that launched the Internet era. What it was like when Netscape was about to blow up? What does he wish Netscape had done differently? -- and what lessons from its success are not fully understood?
What can we learn from the history of the internet for the future of crypto? In this episode of the a16z Podcast, general partner Katie Haun interviews a16z co-founder Marc Andreessen -- and co-founder of Netscape, which helped popularize and mainstream the internet for many -- and who also penned "Why Software is Eating the World" (in the Wall Street Journal in 2011) and "Why Bitcoin Matters" (in the New York Times in 2014). This episode is based on a fireside chat between Katie and Marc at our inaugural Crypto Regulatory Summit, which brings together leading crypto experts and builders, other technologists, academics, industry executives, and government officials -- along with forward-thinking regulators -- to foster collaboration and the exchange of ideas around this important emerging industry. Why is crypto an important evolution (or revolution) of the internet? What can entrepreneurs, corporations, and policymakers learn from the beginnings of the browser, e-commerce, and other examples about how emerging technologies move forward?
A interview and Q&A with Venture Capitalist and Co-Founder of Andreessen Horowitz, Marc Andreessen. In this interview Marc discusses what he looks for in investments and how his model of a venture capital firm has aided his success. Marc also talks of the two traits he looks for in founders, that of courage and genius and how rare they are to find in combination --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.
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Jul 9th, 1971
Menlo Park, CA, USA
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17 hours, 50 minutes
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