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How Marc Andreessen’s criticism of governmental responses to Covid misses the mark

Last week, in an interview with Noah Smith, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen casually referred to the “chronic collapse of state capacity virtually everywhere in our time,” noting that the good news was that “the private sector can and does deliver even under considerable duress, and even when much of our…


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Tusk, also a VC at Tusk Ventures, discusses Big Tech after Trump

OneZero is partnering with the Big Technology Podcast from Alex Kantrowitz to bring readers exclusive access to interview transcripts — edited for length and clarity — with notable figures in and around the tech industry.

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‘You’re constantly encountering interactions that don’t violate the terms of service but don’t make you feel good’

OneZero is partnering with the Big Technology Podcast from Alex Kantrowitz to bring readers exclusive access to interview transcripts with notable figures in and around the tech industry.

This week we’re joined by Hunter Walk, a partner at Homebrew VC who’s had stops at YouTube and other parts of Google…


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A conversation with Bloomberg Beta venture capitalist Roy Bahat

OneZero is partnering with Big Technology, a newsletter and podcast by Alex Kantrowitz, to bring readers exclusive access to interviews with notable figures in and around the tech industry.

This week, Kantrowitz sits down with Bloomberg Beta head Roy Bahat. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

To…


It’s been a long and bumpy ride for loyal users

You are — I am, I should more accurately say — officially old if you can remember a world without Strava, the ubiquitous social fitness app that lets you share activities and workouts and compare performances. …


Andrea Barrica, who launched one of the industry’s most popular sextech startups, wants to usher in a revolution to upend the oppressive mores of Silicon Valley

Andrea Barrica never expected to have a career in sextech — or even a career in tech, period. She grew up in a strict Filipino Catholic household, where sex was only discussed as something harmful. …


How venture capitalists approach one of the toughest industries

Note: the following is an excerpt from my contribution to Finding Genius: Venture Capital and the Future it is Betting on, by Kunal Mehta, which features interviews and contributions from dozens of venture capitalists about the industries they invest in. It has been lightly edited for publication in OneZero.

Global…


On whether to raise venture capital, how much to target, and how to spread it out

Should you raise venture capital for your startup? If so, how much?

At first blush, the answer to these questions seems fairly obvious — raise as much money as you possibly can at the highest possible valuation in order to grow your business. John Doerr famously compared fund-raising to attending…

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