Where does Silicon Valley's bro culture start? VC

Nov 15, 2017
Venture capital begets the tech industry. What happens if it's rotten from the start?
DFJ Partner Steve Jurvetson (L) and TechCrunch moderator Connie Loizos speak onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 at Pier 48 on September 18, 2017 in San Francisco, California.
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The Source Code: Ellen Pao

Nov 15, 2017
Our conversation with Ellen Pao on the pervasive sexual harassment problem in venture capital.
Ellen Pao leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break from her trial on March 25, 2015, in San Francisco. Pao, Reddit's interim CEO, is suing her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, for $16 million alleging she was sexually harassed.
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Startups fight for geographic diversity

Apr 6, 2017
It's not just about investors thinking broadly, it's also about starting businesses away from the herd.
Startup investors tend to back ventures similar to those that worked in the past, which often means pouring more money into the same old places.

Why corporate venture capital funds are so popular

Apr 25, 2016
Google has Google Ventures, Twitter has Twitter Ventures, Intel has Intel Capital, and the list goes on.