Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz on Monday announced a16z Start , a new accelerator program. Similar to the famous Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator, companies admitted to a16z Start are given up to $1 million in funding, as well as advice on building and launching a product. Andreessen Horowitz has recieved more than 1,000 applications to participate in the program, it said in...
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When Andy Wilson’s company received its first successful client referral through ChatGPT, he was shaken to his core. The founder and CEO of Logikcull, a San Francisco–based legal technology company, Wilson “had the exact same reaction to ChatGPT as I had to the internet browser in the early ’90s,” he said. “But this time I knew it would be even bigger than...
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