Thought Provoking

Reinventing Societal Infrastructure with Technology 

As a technology optimist I like to say, “what can be imagined technologically reasonably can be invented” is more true than not and more a…

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Getting to the Impossible

Vinod Khosla gives a whirlwind tour of the many companies in our portfolio that are inventing the future and getting to the impossible.

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The Information | Vinod Khosla Can See the Future.…

He foresaw the internet, AI and climate-tech revolutions, bet early (and big) on OpenAI, and is about to raise a record $3 billion for Khosla…

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Cerebral Valley | Two Titans on the Future of AI (with…

Vinod Khosla joins Eric Newcomer onstage at the Cerebral Valley AI Summit in San Francisco to chat about AI, his views on existential risk and…

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How to spot the innovations that will shape the future:…

This article can also be found on Millennium Technology Prize. In the innovation landscape, there is a crucial distinction between innovations that merely generate revenue…

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The Information | OpenAI’s Board Set Back the Promise…

I was the first venture investor in OpenAI. The weekend drama illustrated my contention that the wrong boards can damage companies. Fancy titles like “Director of Strategy…

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The Aarthi and Sriram Show | The Predictions of an…

Vinod joins Aarthi and Sriram to share his views on AI, nuclear energy, the Manhattan Project and more.

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Where AI Meets Copyright Law, Present and Future

This post also appears on Medium. Copyright Infringement in AI Training To best think about the copyright issues in AI training, we should focus on output…

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DevRev Effortless | Efforts in Multi-Modal GenAI

Vinod Khosla sits down with Adobe’s Ely Greenfield to discuss AI’s evolution and the future of creativity.

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WSJ Tech Live | AI and the Tech Economy

Vinod Khosla was one of the first investors in OpenAI. The Khosla Ventures founder shares his thoughts on the current state of venture investments, America’s…

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All-In Summit: In conversation with Vinod Khosla

Vinod joins David Sacks, Chamath Palihapitiya, David Friedberg and Jason Calacanis at the All-In Summit to discuss AI, the state of venture and more.  

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What is at stake in this AI based techno-economic…

This post also appears on Medium. The nation that emerges as the leader in technology, particularly in AI, in the coming two decades, will be in…

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20VC: Vinod Khosla on How AI Impacts The Future of…

In this episode of 20VC, Vinod and Harry Stebbings discuss the state of AI, the future of healthcare, solving income equality and more. Listen to…

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On with Kara Swisher | Vinod Khosla’s View of the…

After Kara and Nayeema discuss Senators Warren and Graham’s unlikely alliance on tech regulation, we turn to today’s guest: longtime venture capitalist Vinod Khosla. We…

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The Full Ratchet Podcast with Samir Kaul

Samir Kaul joins Nick Moran in this episode of The Full Ratchet: Cutting the 1st and Largest Check into OpenAI; Assessing Generative AI Moats, Monopolies,…

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Moneycontrol Startup Conclave | View from Silicon…

Silicon Valley Veteran Vinod Khosla joins the Moneycontrol Startup Conclave with some advice that only an ace like him can give, says ‘I haven’t seen…

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2040s: A Lookback

Vinod takes an optimistic look back from the future at our CEO Summit.

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Lessons from 5 Bosses

Keith Rabois sits down with Samir Kaul to share some of the most valuable lessons he has learned from five bosses: Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman,…

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Imagination in Action | Vinod’s vision for Artificial…

In this talk, Vinod focuses on the transformative potential of AI and the pivotal role it will play in shaping the future.

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Semafor | Vinod Khosla on how AI will ‘free humanity…

At nearly 70, Vinod Khosla is an elder statesman in Silicon Valley but he’s been on top of the most cutting-edge trends, including artificial intelligence.…

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Upfront Summit | Vinod Khosla on the Venture Assistance…

Vinod Khosla joins Upfront Partner Kevin Zhang at Upfront Summit 2023 to share his philosophy on venture assistance, reinventing societal infrastructure with technology and more.

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What Evidence Shows About Who Really Succeeds in Business

You might call Ethan Mollick a man obsessed. And he probably wouldn’t mind. Because Mollick – a high-profile professor at The Wharton School – is…

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Why Big Money Makes Big Bets

On the premiere episode of “Instigators of Change,” we talk with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla about what to watch for – and what to watch…

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Our Debut: Vinod Khosla

On the premiere episode of “Instigators of Change,” we talk with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla about what to watch for – and what to watch…

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Jeff Wilke: From Amazon Exec to Rebuilding American…

When Jeff Wilke left Amazon in 2021, where – since 2016 – he had served as CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer, his next chapter could…

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How One VC Navigates Today’s Volatility

Financial markets have been up and down enough to make anyone seasick. And if you’re starting a company – or investing in one – it’s…

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The Information | Vinod Khosla Wants More Crypto Regulation—Now

Last week should have been all about the midterm elections, and yet the attention of the technology, banking and retail worlds were instead all riveted…

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The Economist | Vinod Khosla says rushing to meet…

The venture capitalist wants new technologies to compete without subsidies. Read the full article here.

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Newcomer | Vinod Khosla Isn’t Quiet Quitting

The storied venture capitalist isn’t afraid to say whatever he wants and he says he wants to keep working for another 20 years — health…

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Financial Times | Vinod Khosla: AI and climate investors…

This post also appears on Financial Times. As the US and China rivalry intensifies, Vinod Khosla argues breakthrough technologies – especially in AI and climate…

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The Role of Venture Capital in Society

Sebastian Mallaby, author of The Power Law, sits down with Vinod Khosla to discuss venture capital and the outsized role it plays in todays society.

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Can We Replace Every Coal Plant by 2040?

Bob Mumgaard, CEO of Commonwealth Fusion, sits down with Vinod Khosla to discuss fusion – both where we are today and the progress he expects…

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Bloomberg Wealth | Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures founder, talks about investing in green technology, the future of venture capital returns and how to be a successful investor. He…

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The Information | Vinod Khosla: “Stop Asking Me About…

Vinod Khosla shares why the ups and downs of a volatile market are less relevant when investing in venture capital. Read the full article here.

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Freakonomics Podcast | Is Venture Capital the Secret…

Stephen Dubner discusses venture capital and its effects on the American economy in this episode of Freakonomics. As one of the guests’ in this episode,…

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A Few Critical Climate Technology Breakthroughs Multiplied…

This post also appears on Medium. 12–15 entrepreneurs, driven by entrepreneurial energy and passion for a vision, and a little bit of luck, could change…

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Distributed Development

Sid Sijbrandij, CEO and Co-founder of GitLab, discusses the power of distributed teams and remote work. To work more asynchronously without losing effectiveness, Sid addresses…

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Amazing: What KV Founders are Doing

From reinventing health insurance and creating human organs to making space accessible and using AI to evaluate a person’s ability, Vinod Khosla provides an overview…

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Vinod Khosla on How to Build the Future

Vinod Khosla and Sam Altman discuss the ideas and entrepreneurial mindset needed to build ambitious and significant companies.

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AI: Scary for the Right Reasons

This post also appears on Hackernoon. Artificial intelligence, AI, has grabbed headlines, hype, and even consternation at the beast we are unleashing. Every powerful technology can…

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Bloomberg Studio 1.0 | Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla talks robots, clean tech investing, entrepreneurship and more with Emily Chang.

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“20 Percent Doctor Included” & Dr. Algorithm: Speculations…

Healthcare has a radical opportunity to reinvent itself.  Healthcare today often results in suboptimal patient outcomes despite doctors doing the best they can within the…

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Is Majoring in Liberal Arts a Mistake for Students

This post also appears on Medium. Critical Thinking, Knowledge basics and the Scientific Process First — Humanities Later If luck favors the prepared mind, as…

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Implications of the Second Machine Age

In this talk, Erik Brynjolsson, author of The Second Machine Age, discusses how technology will force economic disruption and hypothesizes what the future may look…

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Stanford View from the Top | On failure and success

In this talk, hear from Vinod Khosla during the Roanak Desai Memorial View From The Top talk at Stanford Graduate School of Business on the…

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The Next Technology Revolution will Drive Abundance…

In this post, Vinod Khosla foresees machine learning to cause the next technology revolution and it may come with some economic consequences. This post also…

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Fireside Chat with Google Co-Founders, Sergey Brin…

Larry Page and Sergey Brin sit down with Vinod Khosla to discuss a wide range of topics including the acquisition that never was, why computers…

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Dare to Disagree

Margaret Heffernan author of “Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at our Peril,” discusses why it’s critical for leaders and organizations to cultivate a…

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Rockefeller University Insight Lecture Series | 2030:…

“Silicon Valley is not a place but a state of mind.” – Vinod Khosla In this talk, Vinod will speak about the ways in which he’s…

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The New York Times / Maintain the Silicon Valley Vision

This article also has been published by The New York Times. Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures, a venture capital firm started in…

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Failure as a Tool

“Google’s greatest strength may be the luxury of failure” – WSJ, 5/17/2013 In this talk, listen to Vinod talk about how to use failure as a…

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On Being Certain, Even When You’re Wrong

Robert Burton, neuroscientist and Author of “On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You’re Not” on how confidence, and overconfidence, impact the daily…

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Harker Research Symposium | Failing to Succeed: A…

In this video, hear from Vinod Khosla as he discusses why failure leads to success.  

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The device that used to be your phone

In this deck, Vinod Khosla shares his views on the future of mobile. 

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The Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster… High Highs & Low…

This presentation takes you on the “entrepreneurial rollercoaster” — uncovering some of the necessary steps and factors to consider when jumping into a new endeavor.

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Sun Microsystems Business Plan 

Here is the original business plan for Sun Microsystems written in 1982.

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