Finding Genius: Keith Rabois, Founders Fund (+Airbnb, DoorDash, LinkedIn, PayPal,...)

Keith Rabois, a General Partner with Founders Fund has held early executive roles at PayPal, LinkedIn, and Square, and made early investments in Affirm, Airbnb, DoorDash, and Stripe. Keith is also the founder of OpenDoor, which recently went public via a SPAC with Chamath Palihapitiya.

In our conversation, shares insights on SPACs vs. Direct Listings, staying private vs going public, being a ‘cartoonish mirror’ to a founder’s vision, and what led to Airbnb’s success early on.