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They’re changing the face of Silicon Valley

Tiffany Smith couldn't stop fidgeting.

The 27-year-old had flown halfway across the country from Chicago to pitch a room full of venture capitalists in Oakland, California, about her startup: a website connecting ex-inmates to construction and other blue-collar jobs.

Smith's examiners included Freada Kapor Klein, 64, and her husband, Mitch Kapor (pronounced KAY-Por), 66, longtime advocates for social change in the tech industry. Read more.

Aug 16, 2017 by Terry Collins
Financial Times

Uber shaken by investor lawsuit against Kalanick

The battle between Travis Kalanick and one of Uber’s largest shareholders has escalated to a new level with a lawsuit that accuses the ousted chief executive of fraud and seeks to remove him from the Uber board.

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Aug 11, 2017 by Leslie Hook
CNN

Silicon Valley finally faces a reckoning with sexism

When Susan Fowler alleged in February that sexism and sexual harassment was rampant at Uber, it wasn't just the charges that were shocking. It was her willingness to speak out against a powerful former employer. Read more.

Aug 9, 2017 by Sara Ashley O'Brien and Seth Fiegerman
Medium

CAN VENTURE CAPITAL BE SAVED?

The stories are vile. Women entrepreneurs face sexual advances by the VCs they rely on to get their companies off the ground. They are bribed to keep quiet. They are threatened to shut up. Their supporters are labeled “whiners” and worse. Read more.

Jul 14, 2017 by Mitch and Freada Kapor
Kapor Capital Press Release

THE TECH SECTOR HAS GONE AWRY: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH IS THE ONLY OPTION

Jul 3, 2017
NPR's All Things Considered

The Investor Who Took On Uber, And Silicon Valley

Jun 15, 2017
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