Keith Rabois

Keith Rabois

An American businessman, entrepreneur, and angel investor. He is a general partner at Founders Fund, and has held executive roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide, and Square. His most notable angel investments include: YouTube, Airbnb, Plantir, Eventbrite, Lyft, Quora, Yammer, Skybox, Counsyl, Weebly, and Wish.

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Keith Rabois is an active contributing member to Quora (he invested in QuaraQuora with Khosla venturesVentures). As of July 2019, he has 41,000 followers on Quora, and has answered 539 questions on Quora that have been seen by approximately 5.9 million people., In 2013 he was awarded the designation of 'Top Writer' for his contributions to the Quora platform.

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Keith Rabois is an AmericanAmerican businessman, entrepreneur, and angel investor that was born on March, 17 1969 in Edison, New Jersey. He is currently a general partner at Founders Fund, and has held executive roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide, and Square. His most notable angel investments include: YouTube, Airbnb, Plantir, Eventbrite, Lyft, Quora, Yammer, Skybox, Counsyl, Weebly, and Wish. He is also an avid writer that contributes content to Quora regularly, and his writing has been published by HuffPost, Forbes, and Quora Sessions.

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According to Crunchbase data (as of July 2019), Keith Rabois has made a total of 55 personal investments, 50 partner investments, and 28 exits. He also actively serves on the board and advises 21 companies, and has left his board and advisory roles at 7 companies.

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According to CrunchbaseCrunchbase data (as of July 2019), Keith Rabois has made a total of 55 personal investments, 50 partner investments, and 28 exits. He also actively serves on the board and advises 21 companies, and has left his board and advisory roles at 7 companies.

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From March 2013 to February 2019 (6 years), Keith Rabois served as a managing director for Khosla Ventures.

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2019

General partner of Founders Fund

In March 2019, Keith Rabois became a general partner at Founders Fund.

April 23, 2014

Founded OpenDoor

Keith Rabois founded OpenDoor in April 2014. The company is focused on creating a marketplace for buying and selling real estate. Rabois has been working on the idea for OpenDoor since 2003 under the codename "HomeRun" after a conversation he had with Peter Thiel.

March 2013

Managing director of Khosla Ventures

From March 2013 to February 2019 (6 years), Keith Rabois served as a managing director for Khosla Ventures.

August 2010

COO of Square

From August 2010 to February 2013 (2 years and 7 months), Keith Rabois served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Square. During his time at Square the company was selected as the 5th, 1st, and 3rd most innovative company in the world by Fast Company.

May 2007

Executive vice president of Slide

From May 2007 to February 2010 (3 years and 4 months), Keith Rabois served as the executive vice president of Slide where he focused on strategy & business development.

January 2005

Vice president of LinkedIn

From January 2005 to May 2007 (2 years and 5 months), Keith Rabois served as the vice president of LinkedIn where he focused on business & corporate development.

December 2003

CEO of Epoch Innovations

From December 2003 to December 2004 (1 year and 1 month), Keith Rabois served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Epoch Innovations.

January 2003

Entrepreneur in Residence at Clarium Capital Management

From January 2003 to December 2003 (1 year), Keith Rabois was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Clarium Capital Management.

November 2000

Executive vice president of PayPal

From November 2000 to November 2002 (2 years and 1 month), Keith Rabois served as the executive vice president of PayPal where he focused on business development, public affairs & policy.

February 2000

Director and vice president of Voter.com

From February 2000 to November 2000 (10 months), Keith Rabois served as the director and vice president of Voter.com where he focused on business development.

April 1999

Policy director for Quayle 2000

From April 1999 to October 1999 (7 months), Keith Rabois served as a policy director at Quayle 2000.

October 1995

Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell

From October 1995 to March 1999 (3 years and 6 months), Keith Rabois worked as an associate for Sullivan & Cromwell.

August 1994

Law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

From August 1994 to August 1995 (1 year and 1 month), Keith Rabois served as a law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit under Edith H. Jones.

1991

Attended Harvard Law School

After completing his B.A degree in political science at Stanford University, Keith Rabois began working towards becoming a lawyer by completing a Juris Doctor degree at Harvard Law School. He attended Harvard Law School from 1991 to 1994, and successfully graduated from the program.

1987

Attended Stanford University

Keith Rabois attended Stanford University from 1987 to 1991 where he received a bachelors of arts degree in political science.

March 17, 1969

Born on March 17, 1969

Keith Rabois was born on March, 17 1969 in Edison, New Jersey.

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Keith Rabois - If You Can't Sell Them, Compete with Them - [Invest Like the Best, EP.115]

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Keith Rabois - If You Can't Sell Them, Compete with Them - [Invest Like the Best, EP.115]

December 18, 2018

Product Hunt Radio: Episode 41: Keith Rabois en Apple Podcasts

The Boost VC Podcast: Ep. 90: Sparking Great Companies--with Keith Rabois of Founders Fund on Apple Podcasts

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E905: PT2 - Keith Rabois, operator (PayPal, Opendoor) & investor (Khosla, future Founders Fund) shares advice on getting into tech, insights on censorship, secondary shares, selling too early, self-driving, biggest misses, economic concerns & other lessons from his lifelong quest to monopolize talent & fund startups that will change the world | This Week In Startups

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Ep. 90: Sparking Great Companies--with Keith Rabois of Founders Fund | The Boost VC Podcast

March 21, 2019

Keith Rabois - This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis - Part 1 - Podcast Notes

February 21, 2019

Keith Rabois says winter is coming for wasteful startups from Recode Decode

April 24, 2016

Live Episode: Keith Rabois on Career Strategy, Identifying Talent and Evaluating Markets from Venture Stories

October 12, 2018

North Star Podcast - Keith Rabois on Accumulating Advantages - Podcast Notes

January 22, 2019

SaaStr Podcast #008: Keith Rabois of Khosla Ventures Shares the Ultimate Guide to Hiring | SaaStr

March 28, 2016

What Keith Rabois Thinks About Basically Everything

February 28, 2019

Why Building a Startup is Hard with Keith Rabois, Khosla Ventures

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Rabois left square in 2013 after a Square employee threatened Rabois and Square with a sexual harassment lawsuit. The threat came from an employee who was claimed to be in a relationship with Rabois prior to starting their job at Square. Rabois denies the claims, and after Square completed their investigation into the situation they publicly announced they have "not found evidence to support any claims".

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