VC firm Andreessen Horowitz unveils list of top 16 tech trends

Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley’s most respected venture capitalist firms, has shared its “16 Things” list. This is a breakdown of the most exciting and innovative tech trends right now.

“We don’t invest in themes; we invest in special founders with breakthrough ideas. Which means we don’t make investments based on a pre-existing thesis about a category,|” says the firm. 

“That said, here are a few of the things we’ve been observing or thinking about; we’re especially grateful to our founders/companies, and the entrepreneurs we meet with everyday, for their insights here.”

The 16 trends are good to read because of the insight they offer from a VC perspective, and where they see technology moving and developing.

Check out the list:

  1. Virtual reality
  2. Sensorification of the enterprise
  3. Machine learning and big data
  4. The full-stack startup
  5. Containers
  6. Digital health
  7. Online marketplaces
  8. Security
  9. Bitcoin (and Blockchain)
  10. Cloud-client computing
  11. Crowdfunding
  12. Internet of things
  13. Online video
  14. Insurance
  15. DevOps
  16. “Failure”
What do you think of the list? What would be your top tech trends right now?

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