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500 Startups is ramping up its next batch of companies in its early-stage startup program, which this time consists of 36 startups.
The firm’s pitch to companies entering the accelerator has generally been that it can better help support growth and marketing efforts. 844 more words
Following sexual harassment allegations that led to the resignation of 500 Startups co-founder Dave McClure, it’s now emerged that the troubled VC firm has abandoned its Canada fund. 408 more words
Startup founders deserve formal protection from sexual harassment by investors. Yet despite the clear power imbalance between these groups, traditional harassment statute does not adequately shield founders because they are nottechnically employees of the venture capitalists. 903 more words
Earlier today, TechCrunch reported that 500 Startups co-founder Dave McClure, who had already stepped down as CEO, has resigned from his general partner role. Now, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein, who are limited partners in 500 Startups, have spoken out about his abdication in the interests of allegations of sexual misconduct. 402 more words