SLUSH 2017: Re-inventing Societal Infrastructure with Technology

Vinod was invited to Slush 2017 where he took the Founder Stage to talk about how our society could be completely reinvented in many aspects through technology, and why entrepreneurship is actually the driving force of that change. The event took place on December 12, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland and brought together 20,000 attendees, including 2,600 startups, 1,600 investors and 600 journalists from over 130 countries. Read More





TechCrunch / Could a Nobel Prize-winning innovation have almost been overlooked by Silicon Valley?

I want to congratulate Shuji Nakamura (pictured above), the founder of Khosla Ventures portfolio company Soraa, and his fellow collaborators who were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics yesterday. They join an esteemed group of Nobel laureates that includes Albert Einstein, Marie Curie and Niels Bohr, all of whom have changed the course of human history. Read More


Fireside chat with Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin

At the annual KV CEO Summit, we were fortunate to have both Larry Page and Sergey Brin sit down to discuss a wide range of topics including the acquisition that never was (although not for lack of trying!), why computers today are still pretty bad, their partnership over the last 16 years, the future of Google, government 2.0 and how machine learning and technology will shape our future of abundance. Read More