Throw money at tech-forward politicians

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is hoping to push pro-crypto and AI regulation forward with seemingl new strategy: Throwing money at politicians.

“If a candidate supports an optimistic technology-enabled future, we are for them. If they want to choke off important technologies, we are against them,” wrote Ben Horowitz, one of the firm’s founders, in a Dec. 14 post, adding:

“Every penny we donate will go to support like-minded candidates and oppose candidates who aim to kill America’s advanced technological future.”

Horowitz said it would be the “first time” a16z pursues the lobbying route to promote tech-friendly politicians. However, it reportedly held a…

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