Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Break into any industry and realize your full potential with help from Andreessen Horowitz's Chris Lyons.


In this course, Chris shares how he broke through multiple barriers to find success in industries as diverse as venture capital, startups, music, and wine, and lays out his blueprint for how others can do the same. He’ll explain the strategic advantage of taking the road less traveled, and how anyone can apply that mindset to making their own vision a reality.

Chris also shares the master networking skills he’s learned firsthand from his mentors, and how he’s used them to bring cultural visionaries into the world of tech investing through his Cultural Leadership Fund at Andreessen Horowitz.

This course is for anyone who’s looking for smarter ways to break through, no matter where they started or where they’re going.

Experts in this course

  • Chris Lyons
    Chris Lyons is currently leading the Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF) at Andreessen Horowitz. The goals of the CLF are to connect the great cultural leaders to the best new technology companies, and also enable more African Americans to enter the technology industry. Chris was previously Chief of Staff at Andreessen Horowitz, founder of restaurant technology startup PictureMenu, and a music producer and engineer.

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