Vinod Khosla is searching for the “instigators” who will make a difference

Inquiring minds want to know: Were the reports of cleantech’s death greatly exaggerated? What’s different a decade later? And how big an impact on the future can climate tech startups really have? We plan to find out at the SOSV Climate Tech Summit (Oct 20-21) during this interview with Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures and Connie Loizos, the Silicon Valley editor at TechCrunch. You don’t want to miss it—register now.

With over $5 billion under management, Khosla Ventures has invested in numerous climate tech startups, including Impossible Foods (plant-based burgers), Commonwealth Fusion Systems (nuclear fusion), and QuantumScape (solid state lithium metal batteries for electric cars). The last went public via a SPAC in December 2020 and is currently valued over $10 billion.

In addition to its investment successes, Khosla Ventures is also known for its hands-on approach to recruiting top executives for its portfolio. Founder and climate tech veteran investor Vinod Khosla will share his insights on how a “Clean Dozen” entrepreneurs with breakthrough technologies could “change the climate crisis into societal transformation.”


Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures

Moderator Connie Loizos, Silicon Valley Editor, TechCrunch; Author, StrictlyVC newsletter

The SOSV Climate Tech Summit is taking place online on October 20-21. It is a gathering to support Climate Tech innovators and investors across all sectors.