Keith Rabois

Rank  280

Managing Director

Khosla Ventures

Rabois is a technology entrepreneur, investor and is considered a member of a group of former PayPal employees and founders (PayPal Mafia) that have created additional technology companies such as Tesla Motors, LinkedIn, Palantir Technologies, SpaceX, YouTube and Yelp. He holds a BA in political science from Stanford and JD from the Harvard Law School.

He is widely known for his early-stage startup investments and his key roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide and Square, and he was also an early investor in Yelp and Xoom. As managing partner at Khosla Ventures, a venture capital firm he founded with approximately $1.3 billion of investor capital, he is focused on early stage companies in the Internet, computing, mobile, biotechnology, healthcare and real estate arenas. Khosla was an early investor in Opendoor, one of the controversial and transforming new business models to challenge the traditional real estate process.

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