Lessons Learned: Vinod on paranoia and conviction

Bambi Francisco Roizen · July 17, 2007 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/26

What do religious conviction and the awareness of liabilities have to do with entrepreneurship?

What do religious conviction and the awareness of liabilities have to do with entrepreneurship? They're key to being a successful entrepreneur, according to Vinod Khosla, formerly a General Partner at Kleiner Perkins and founder of Sun Microsystems. Khosla has been behind some of the most innovative ideas across Silicon Valley. Vinod was labeled the No. 1 VC by Forbes and Fortune recently labeled him as one the nation's most influential ethanol advocates.  Khosla shares his wisdom about what it takes to build companies. Besides conviction, Khosla also talks about the need for entrepreneurs to have the "bullheadedness" to "crash through walls" when times are tough, which will be often and frequent. 

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Bambi Francisco Roizen

Founder Vator, Managing Partner - Vator Investment Club; Former Columnist/correspondent Dow Jones MarketWatch; Business anchor CBS affiliate KPIX

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