StartU Fireside Chat with Keith Rabois Key Takeaways On Thursday, April 19th, StartU hosted a fireside chat during its Stanford launch event with Keith Rabois (Partner at Khosla Ventures), moderated by Josh Constine (Editor at TechCrunch). In addition to being an Investment Partner at Khosla Ventures, Keith is co-founder of real estate startup OpenDoor.…
Josh Constine is the Editor-At-Large for TechCrunch, where he's written thousands of blog posts about tech giants and startups over the past six years. His coverage focuses on social apps including Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter; advertising and marketing technology, music apps including Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud; and early-stage startups from Y Combinator and other accelerators. Constine has had over 1000 of his scoops and thought pieces featured on prestigious tech news curator Techmeme where he's ranked as the #1 most cited technology journalist.
Previously, Constine was the Lead Writer for Inside Facebook and Inside Network, helping it to be acquired by WebMediaBrands in 2011. Constine attended Stanford University where he earned a Bachelor's degree with honors in Sociology and a Master's degree in Cybersociology -- a program he designed. There, Constine studied privacy controls, meme popularity cycles, anonymity, trolling, and more about how humans interact over the Internet.
During his seven years of pro blogging, Constine has moderated over 100 on-stage talks in 13 countries with notable figures including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whistleblower Edward Snowden (via video chat), and U.S. Senator Cory Booker. He has judged hackathons around the country as well as in Singapore and the Philippines. His work has been cited by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the BBC, and more, and he's been featured on Good Morning, America, and NPR, and China Central Television. Constine is currently a co-director of an art gallery space in San Francisco's Mission district called The Sub. You can follow his work on Twitter at https://twitter.com/JoshConstine and he is available for speaking engagements.