A Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

http://bit.ly/1Dn7S2K

nytimes.com
– By KATIE BENNER
A wave of revelations about investors mistreating female entrepreneurs has spurred the resignation of a prominent venture capitalist and calls for change.

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@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "I really appreciate how people in the industry are standing up and saying no, this isn’t OK." – @kmin to @ktbenner http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT;

@SallieKrawcheck on Twitter
@SallieKrawcheck: A Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley @NYTimes http://nyti.ms/2tIeFq4;

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "@kmin was unable to accept his money after that episode, which jeopardized her ability to fund her company." http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT;

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "An investor suggested they sleep together after he had invested in @kmin‘s co but before the money was in the bank" http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT;

@FrankGruber on Twitter
@FrankGruber: 500 Startups loses founding partner and more as a result of sexual harassment in Silicon Valley buff.ly/2uGnf66

@MargaretEWard on Twitter
@MargaretEWard: "@kmin @dailymuse told @nytimes she had been harassed by male investors on multiple occasions." @ktbenner http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT; #diversity

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "@kmin @dailymuse told @nytimes she had been harassed by male investors on multiple occasions." @ktbenner http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT; #diversity

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "With more women willing to speak openly about harassment & discrimination, the industry is facing ‘a tipping point’ http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT;

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "For years, startup/VC industry – which is predominantly male – has been immune to criticism bc of immense wealth" http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT;

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: "How VCs have mistreated women entrepreneurs was in the past largely swept under the carpet." @ktbenner @nytimes http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT;

@cindygallop on Twitter
@cindygallop: Q per @aileenlee "when people will stop being outed.”
A for male VCs: when you stop harassing.
http://nyti.ms/2tIpgRT; c @cindygallop

@narineweldon on Twitter
@narineweldon: I just saw McClure speak in Miami : Backlash Builds re Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley #startups #venturecapital lnkd.in/eK7snkT

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