Kevin Rose is a co-founder of Revision3, Digg, and Combat. He was born on February 21, 1977. He was also a production assistant and screen saver on TechTV. He was a venture partner at GV from 2012 until 2015.
Robert Kevin Rose was born in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 21, 1977. Rose, who has been a computer geek since he was able to type, began his career as a programmer at the age of eight, pounding away on the family’s Commodore 64 computer. In 2019, he is 42 years old.
Kevin is a True Ventures technology investor and the creator of several enterprises. He is now a member of the Hodinkee board of directors, as well as the Tony Hawk Foundation, and the Harlan Estate advisory boards. Kevin previously worked as a general partner at Google Ventures.
He broadcasts The Kevin Rose Show, a podcast in which he discusses how to achieve maximum personal and professional performance by living a minimal and balanced existence. There, he interviews writers, technologists, scientists, meditators, self-experimenters, and productivity hackers in order to gain ideas that might help you better your life.
Inspiring Talks by Kevin Rose
- “A team aligned behind a vision will move mountains”
- “If you believe in something, work nights and weekends, it won’t feel like work.”
- “Founders: there is no shame in failing, take pride in that you have the guts to try something new.”
- “Go build it. If you really believe in something, you should just build it. If you love it, it won’t feel like work. It’s okay to drop out of college if you have an awesome idea.”
- “I love well-designed products that combine form and functionality.”
- “A team aligned behind a vision will move mountains. Sell them on your roadmap and don’t compromise – care about the details, the fit, and finish.”
- “Don’t spend too much time planning, release early and often, some things will work, others won’t, refine and move forward and above all forget the money, just make sure you love what you’re doing.”
- “I don’t care what it is, when it has an LCD screen, it makes it better.”
- “Social media really grew up.”
- “The key to making money in angel investing is saying no. You meet with 100 companies and say no to 99 of them.”