Vinod Khosla

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and 18 others commit $1 billion to new cleantech fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Vinod Khosla, Jack Ma, John Doerr and 15 other high-profile investors have formed a new venture firm, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, that will pour at least $1 billion into clea

Vinod Khosla Steps Off Square’s Board In Advance Of Its IPO

Vinod Khosla has stepped down as a director of the San Francisco-based payments company Square as it prepares to go public. Media outlets Business Insider and Forbes reported on the news earlier to

Jack Dorsey Owns 24.4% Of Square

Square’s newly revealed IPO filing shows that co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey is the largest shareholder, owning 24.4% of the company. Square last raised capital at a $6 billion valuation, implying t

Meet The Disrupt SF 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt SF is just a few weeks away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference.

Legendary Venture Capitalist Vinod Khosla Is Returning To Disrupt SF

We just can’t keep him away from Disrupt, and TechCrunch is thrilled to announce that Vinod Khosla will once again be joining us onstage at Disrupt SF 2015. Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla

Vinod Khosla Doesn’t Like Eggs, But He Loves Machine Learning

Today at Disrupt SF, TechCrunch founder and alum Michael Arrington interviewed venture capitalist Vinod Khosla in a conversation that covered a number of topics including egg substitutes, animal cruel

Vinod Khosla To Speak At Disrupt SF

We're excited to announce that Vinod Khosla will once again take the Disrupt SF stage and give attendees an inside look at his investing approach. Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a venture c

Vinod Khosla: 70-80% Of VCs Add Negative Value To Startups

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.

LearnStreet Launches With $1M From Vinod Khosla To Help You Learn How To Build, Test And Push Code

For more than a few years now, engineering talent has been in high demand but it also seems that, of late, coding has become cool. Okay, maybe not cool, but thanks to a fleet of startups and companies

Vinod Khosla: “I Feel Sad Sometimes For Y Combinator Companies That Get So Much Hype”

The legendary mentor <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/vinod-khosla">Vinod Khosla</a> criticized accelerators like Y Combinator who produce startups with overly slick pitches t

Vinod Khosla Of Khosla Ventures: It’s Not About Funding The Company, It’s About Helping Them

Michael Arrington hopped on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF for a fireside chat with Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures. The two discussed Khosla's perspective on how companies within his firm's portfolio

Keen On … The Greatest Entrepreneurs Are Born To Deal With Failure (TCTV)

Few people know failure better than venture capitalists. Even the most successful fail much more than they succeed and the best are those, like <a href="http://www.techcrunch.tv/show/keen-on/AzbzV4Mj

Khosla Ventures Is Raising, Like, A Billion Dollars

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/khosla.png" class="shot2" /> Venture capital firm <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/khosla-ventures">Khosla Ventures<

Silicon Valley at a Cross Roads: Entertainment or Science?

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-228203" title="fork in road" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/fork-in-road.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="199" /></a>I wrote a<a h

Vinod Khosla: New CEOs Should Spend More Than 50% Of Their Time Recruiting (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/picture-191.png" />Not one to shy away from bold and at times controversial statements, heavyweight investor <a href="http://www.crunchbase.co

Khosla Completes The VC Triumvirate At Disrupt

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/triumvirate.jpg" /> In venture capital, there are three people who rule Silicon Valley: <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/john-doerr"

Interview: Vinod Khosla Is On The Hunt For Great Technologies

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/7296_largearticlephoto-145x200.jpg" width="145" height="200" /> In venture capital, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/vinod-khosla">V

Vinod Khosla, Risk Junkie

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/cp_1244070388_VinodKhosla-136x200.jpg" width="136" height="200" />I haven’t been much of a cleantech bull in the past, at least when it come

The 2009 List Of Tech Billionaires And How Much They Lost

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/gates2-134x200.jpg" width="134" height="200" /> Forbes released its <a href="http://www.forbes.com/2009/03/11/worlds-richest-people-billionai