Vinod Khosla: "I'm Not A Venture Capitalist, I'm A Venture Assistant"

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Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures is a widely respected venture capitalist with investments in companies like GroupMe, Slide, AppNexus, and Jawbone.

He told the TechCrunch Disrupt audience that he doesn’t consider himself a venture capitalist. Instead, he calls himself a venture assistant.

“Everything is a deal to [venture capitalists].  It’s not about building a great company, which is what entrepreneurs need,” he says.  “I probably spend more time recruiting for our companies than on any other activity I do.”

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