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Lex Fridman and Marc Andreessen | What it takes to be a Founder

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updated 28 Jun 2023

In this conversation between Lex Fridman and Marc Andreessen, they discuss the trends and evolution of the tech industry over the past 20 years. They highlight the shift from tech being a tools industry to a focus on application-based companies since 2010, with examples like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb. They also delve into what makes a great founder, emphasizing traits such as intelligence, passion, and courage, as well as the challenges and sacrifices that come with being a startup founder. They stress the importance of having a working prototype and deep domain expertise when starting a company.

Lex Fridman and Marc Andreessen | What it takes to be Founder