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Categories: Enterprise
2012 2011 


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Brutal honesty

Ben is a brutally honest person. No bullshit. Just absolute honesty. If you really want some good advice on how to actually build a business, Vinod and Ben are great. Essentially, they provide a framework to think about decisions and give freedom to the founder to make the final call. They are actually going to help me build a company; that’s awesome. 

No bullshit. Just absolute honesty.

Gene-pool engineering

Vinod has actually interviewed every single person and provided feedback. I ask about a lot of team building things, especially senior level hires. It helps to get inputs on what he’s done in the past. Team/vision for the company is really important – it helps to figure out what we have to work on right now versus something we don’t need to prioritize. 

KV is essentially operating like a startup.

Operating like a startup

KV is essentially operating like a startup. As an entrepreneur, you're just plugged into their network and can get help in different areas of company building, like recruiting, which is a huge asset.