Most Influential 40: Arianna Simpson


Arianna Simpson’s journey to Zimbabwe in 2013 modified her life. But it was the expertise of utilizing Western Union, and the platform’s extortionary charges, to ship cash to the household she sponsored that modified her thoughts on crypto. Now a normal companion at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), she helps to handle the massively influential enterprise capital agency’s $2.2 billion crypto fund. Simpson beforehand hung out at Facebook and BitGo. She’s additionally run her personal funding funds, Autonomous Partners, which targeted on digital property, and Crystal Towers Capital, which labored with early-stage startups.