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Andrew Chen is a General Partner at Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz, an author and Board Member at Maven, Substack and Clubhouse. Andrew has worked with some of the fastest growing companies on the planet. He was head of Global Driver Acquisitions at Uber and an early investor in Clubhouse,...

Andrew Chen is a General Partner at Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz, an author and Board Member at Maven, Substack and Clubhouse.

Andrew has worked with some of the fastest growing companies on the planet. He was head of Global Driver Acquisitions at Uber and an early investor in Clubhouse, plus he's spent 3 years researching companies like Tinder and Substack to deconstruct how they use network effects to supercharge their growth.

Expect to learn how running college parties can help launch a dating app, the strategic differences between launching and growing an audience, Andrew's biggest lessons from his time at Uber, the most pointless metrics that people focus on, the most common mistakes companies make when launching and much more...

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00:00 Intro
01:49 How to Become a High-profile Angel Investor
07:10 Is it a Good Time to Be an Investor?
12:48 The Power of Online Networks
24:52 Creating Platforms in the Information Era
33:02 How Clubhouse Incentivised Good Conversations
43:47 How Bitcoin will Impact Online Networks
49:00 Utilising Invites for Atomic Growth
53:20 Tinder & the Science Behind Viral Growth
57:41 Where to Find Andrew

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