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ISSUE – July 2 | Sex for Funding? Silicon Valley Reeling After 24 Female Entrepreneurs Speak Out. Legendary VCs Chris Sacca and Dave McClure face accusations.

It’s been a little over a week since Travis Kalanick resigned as CEO of Uber in the wake of disclosures about a poisonous corporate culture where “Toe-Stepping” was considered a company value and sexual harassment was treated as business-as-usual. At the time a former Uber engineer had come out with a lengthy blog post detailing not only her boss’s sexual advances, but also the company’s staunch refusal to discipline him in any way. Embarrassing as this was for the ride-share unicorn, Uber engineer Amy Lucido argued at the time that the company was being singled out for behavior that was the norm throughout Silicon Valley. [ Inc. ]
More from Dave McClure’s Blog Post : I’m a Creep. I’m Sorry.

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