E905: PT2 – Keith Rabois, operator (PayPal, Opendoor) & investor (Khosla, future Founders Fund) shares advice on getting into tech, insights on censorship, secondary shares, selling too early, self-driving, biggest misses, economic concerns & other lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world

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PT2 – Keith Rabois, operator (PayPal, Opendoor) & investor (Khosla, future Founders Fund) shares advice on getting into tech, insights on censorship, secondary shares, selling too early, self-driving, biggest misses, economic concerns & other lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world

Show notes:

 

0:52 – Thoughts on big American companies engaging with repressive regimes like China, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.

 

10:07 – Jason thanks sponsor Segment. To see if you or a startup you know qualifies, check out segment.com/twist.

 

11:48 – Thoughts on Sam Altman’s theory of universal basic income flawed, and can self-driving technology be improved?

 

19:58 – Jason thanks sponsor Walker Corporate Law. Visit WalkerCorporateLaw.com or talk to Scott Walker, the founder, directly at scott@walkercorporatelaw.com or (415) 979-9998.

 

21:26 – Advice for young people who are starting their career and want to be in tech, Keith’s biggest miss as an investor, and changes in work ethic over the past few years.

 

31:35 – Jason thanks sponsor Capterra. Visit capterra.com/twist to find the right business software for you.

 

33:35 – Predictions on causes that will negatively impact the economic environment.

 

38:55 – Biggest acquisitions (Instagram, YouTube, PayPal), and founders selling secondary shares.

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