May 19 • 45M

Podcast: Investing in technology platform shifts, from Fintech to Generative AI, with A16z General Partner Anish Acharya

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Finance is being pulled apart by the forces of frontier technology. From AI, to blockchain, crypto and DeFi, to mixed reality, chatbots, neobanks, and roboadvisors — the industry will never be the same. Here is the blueprint for navigating the shift.
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In this conversation, we chat with Anish Acharya is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he invests primarily in financial services and adjacent technologies. He currently serves on the boards of Deel, Mosaic, Silo, and Titan. Anish joined Andreessen Horowitz in 2019.

Prior to joining A16z, Anish held multiple roles at Credit Karma including the General Manager of Core Product and General Manager of U.S. Card, which he helped scale to over 100MM members and nearly $1B in 2019 revenue. Anish joined Credit Karma in 2015 via the acquisition of Snowball, a notifications startup he founded a year earlier.

Prior to creating Snowball, Anish founded SocialDeck, a social-gaming company that was acquired by Google in 2010. He went on to lead various mobile product efforts as well as invest at Google Ventures. Anish graduated f…

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