The legendary investor isn't backing down from his claim that most doctors could be replaced by technology. In his upcoming fireside chat at the DataBeat/Data Science Summit, Khosla is going to focus on a data-driven, patient-centric model of health care.
The beautiful crescent-shaped stretch of beach in Half Moon Bay is the site of Surfrider Foundation's featured beach access campaign since owner, Vinod Khosla, has gated the only road leading down to the beach. While Surfrider Foundation...Show More Summary
When wealthy venture capitalist Vinod Khosla shut down public access to Martin's Beach--one of California's "hidden jewels"--he incurred the wrath of the local community. For well over a century, the surfers, fishermen, and picnicking families enjoyed access
In 2008, Sun Microsystems co-founder and wealthy VC Vinod Khosla bought a beachfront property in California's Half Moon Bay for $37.5 million, reports the LA Times' Lee Romney. He promptly installed a locked gate and security guardsShow More Summary
Since 2008, Sun Microsystems co-founder and mega-VC Vinod Khosla has been blocking surfers, swimmers, and the generally fun-seeking California public from getting to the beach. Now it looks like he's going to have his way, the LA Times reports, thanks to a 19th century treaty. Read more...
The two men this week backed utility-grid technology company Varentec, representing at least the fifth deal where the billionaires joined forces.
The public market has given Khosla Ventures' biofuels companies the cold shoulder, with the market capitalizations of Amyris Inc., Gevo Inc., and KiOR Inc., collapsing over the years post-IPO, mostly due to technical and operational delays the companies ran into. But for Vinod Khosla the game is clearly not over. He didn't take any money off the table.
Investor Vinod Khosla continues to pledge support for next-gen biofuel maker Kior. Despite the company missing its production targets, Khosla and his firm are pledging another $50M to help Kior double its production.
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Vinod Khosla said yesterday at Techcrunch Disrupt that one of the hardest things for entrepreneurs is to figure out whose advice to trust on what topic. That is spot on because as an entrepreneur you will get advice from just about everyone...Show More Summary
Vinod Khosla, one of the co-founders of Sun Microsystems who later went on to create Khosla Ventures, says that the vast majority of VCs aren’t in a position to offer decent advice to startups. In fact, most of them probably hurt startups, he argued. Show More Summary
At TechCrunch Disrupt SF, TechCrunch and CrunchFund founder Michael Arrington and Khosla Ventures founder Vinod Khosla took the stage to discuss the areas Khosla is currently most interested in. Besides food tech, the one area that seems to get him the most excited is clearly medicine. Show More Summary
The co-founder of Sun Microsystems and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla says 95 percent of advice VCs give you is BS. Vinod Khosla issued a reality check to Silicon Valley Wednesday. While on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt, the VC and co-founder...Show More Summary
"Maybe some percentage, larger than 95 percent of VCs, as zero value, and 70 percent of VCs add negative value in advising." VCs, you're gonna need some aloe for that burn.
It’s little known that Google was never meant to be a company. In fact, in 1998 Vinod Khosla (one of the first investors in Google) managed to convince Larry Page and Sergey Brin to sell their technology to Lycos, Excite, or Yahoo, the...Show More Summary
Non-profit medical crowdfunding site Watsi has raised a $1.1 million philanthropic round from leading Silicon Valley venture capitalists, including Paul Graham, Ron Conway and Vinod Khosla.
At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC back in April, former Facebook exec-turned-venture capitalist, Chamath Palihapitiya delivered a deflating critique of the tech industry — in particular, the quality of its startups. Had he been issuing a report...Show More Summary
Juliet Eilperin drops this vial of nitroglycerin into her latest Washington Post piece: … according to several people familiar with his private remarks at the home of clean-tech entrepreneur Vinod Khosla, Obama expressed concerns about the political pain involved, saying that “dial testing” of his State of the Union speech showed that the favorability ratings [...]
Last week, I did an onstage Q&A with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey at the annual investors summit hosted by Vinod Khosla. Jack also solicited questions from the Twitterverse. Here are my thoughts on a few of the questions from his followers.
A tough environment for clean-tech startups hasn’t deterred Vinod Khosla from investing in next-gen clean energy and sustainability technologies. Today’s Wall Street Journal spotlights the man who takes money out of his own pocket to keep promising, clean-tech companies in business. Show More Summary