about this episode
Breaking news 2/20/19: Keith is leaving Khosla Ventures for Founders Fund
Legendary investor & operator Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures, PayPal, Opendoor) shares advice for entrepreneurs in the current anti-VC/anti-hustle climate, insights on Thiel, Trump, Margaret Thatcher & Masayoshi Son, & lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world – PART 1
0:52 – Jason introduces Keith Rabois from Khosla Ventures. The two talk about reading ‘Who is Michael Ovitz?’ and share their thoughts on the book.
6:32 – Learning from the film and sports industry in order to monopolize talent in the startup industry.
16:36 – Keith talks about scaling Opendoor, and what he learned about buying and selling homes through this process.
21:27 – Can “anti-hustle” culture lead to success, why are people not believing in the American dream, and is Silicon Valley a meritocracy?
32:21 – Increase in funding for women founders and other underrepresented groups, and the process of filtering founders before meeting them.
42:45 – Drawing inspiration from Margaret Thatcher, and thoughts on Trump.