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11 JanThe 10 things not to do when pitching a venture capitalist


There’s a lot in the press these days about the behavior of some venture capitalists toward women entrepreneurs. The industry –…

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04 AugBitcoin Is Splitting In Two. Now What?


IMAGINE LOGGING INTO your checking account and seeing that you now also have a second account, stocked with an equal amount…

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29 JulDoes Blockchain have a place in Healthcare?


The blockchain concept is still widely misunderstood. Blockchain technology is making headlines everywhere. If you have recently attended any tech events…

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21 FebOnline reviews suggest Uber’s sexism controversy isn’t an isolated incident


Former Uber engineer Susan Powell who wrote on Sunday about her experience of sexism at the company is not the only employee to report the problem, according to online reviews from former and current employees at the company.

At least eight anonymous reviews about working at Uber on Glassdoor, and one post on question and answer site Quora, refer to a sexist culture.

And the reviews echo Powell's accusations that employee reports of sexism are dismissed through the ranks of the organisation by both HR and management.

One reviewer on Glassdoor said, “There have been multiple instances in which I, or other coworkers, have reported serious issues/concerns (e.g. harassment, privacy issues, among other serious workplace violations), and not once did People Ops [HR] investigate the incident(s), nor provide actionable follow-up.”

Another anonymous Glassdoor reviewer, claiming to be a senior software engineer, posted in April 2016, “There's a culture of sexism and sexist jokes wh..

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