The a16z Marketplace 100: 2021 — #69 UrbanSitter

Last Feb­ru­ary, we intro­duced the a16z Mar­ket­place 100, a rank­ing of the largest con­­sumer-fac­ing mar­ket­place star­tups and pri­vate com­pa­nies. The series was a hit, spurring debate about the evo­lu­tion of marketplaces […]

Spatial makes building immersive, interactive soundscapes more accessible

Much of today’s tech­nol­o­gy has an obses­sion with things we can see, from pho­to­re­al­is­tic com­put­er graph­ics, through increas­ing­ly sophis­ti­cat­ed com­put­er inter­faces, to new vir­tu­al and aug­ment­ed real­i­ty expe­ri­ences. Our senses […]

The rise of impact investing: Nancy Pfund

Emmanuel Lagar­rigue inter­views leg­endary impact investor Nan­cy Pfund. Nan­cy shares her expe­ri­ences fac­ing skep­tics as an ear­ly investor in Tes­la, tech­nol­o­gy she is excit­ed about now, Sil­i­con Val­ley’s role in […]

The Worlds Most Innovative Companies 2021- #4 SpaceX

[…] From the biotech firms behind the first mRNA vac­cines (Pfiz­er-BioN­Tech and Mod­er­na) to a real estate devel­op­er cre­at­ing high-qual­i­­ty afford­able hous­ing (Sta­ble­gold Hos­pi­tal­i­ty), the World’s 50 Most Inno­v­a­tive Companies […]