Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, exits state court in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. After two days of closing arguments, a month of finger-pointing testimony from both sides, the day of reckoning for the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has finally come in the sex-bias trial that has gripped Silicon Valley. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

ISSUE – Oct. 18 | Ex-Reddit Boss Ellen Pao Wages War Against Peter Thiel Over His Donations to Trump

Ex-Reddit boss and Silicon Valley social justice warrior Ellen Pao has become embroiled in a feud with PayPal founder Peter Thiel over his donations to Donald Trump’s campaign. In a blog post titled “Peter Thiel, YC and Hard Decisions,” Pao attacks Thiel over his $1.25 million donation to Trump, and announces that her company is cutting ties with him and thus Y Combinator, a powerful startup factory. [ Heat Street ]
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