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TECH 29 Nov 2017 | 2:30 AM

As harassment scandal reaches tech industry, US startups look for ways to check bad behaviour

Venture capitalists have long had godlike status in the tech industry. But now, after allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct have led to the resignations of Justin Caldbeck of Binary Capital and Dave McClure of 500 Startups, the industry's once-celebrated kingmakers are facing pressure from founders and limited partners to clean up their act.

TECH 19 Aug 2017 | 4:00 AM

Can a venture capital blacklist stop sexual harassment in Silicon Valley?

Badly shaken over a flood of female founders accusing investors of sexual harassment, Silicon Valley's venture capital community is searching for a new kind of pitch – one that will end unwanted workplace come-ons, groping and off-colour jokes.

TECH 16 Aug 2017 | 3:00 AM

In tech, sexism is in the water

It's been a very bad summer for Silicon Valley bros.

TECH 20 Jul 2017 | 2:00 AM

How Silicon Valley silences sexual harassment victims

Even as Silicon Valley applauds the bravery of more than a dozen women who have come forward to report sexual harassment in recent weeks, some tech companies and venture capital firms muzzle their own employees with policies that prevent them from speaking out.

TECH 16 Jul 2017 | 5:00 AM

Silicon Valley reeling in wake of sexual harassment storm

It started with a few women speaking up, reporting a suggestive text message, an invitation to a hotel room, an unwanted touch under a table.

Nation 16 Jul 2017 | 12:39 AM

Cheryl Yeoh: Why now, and why I'm not pressing charges

PETALING JAYA: Tech entrepreneur Cheryl Yeoh says she will not be pressing charges against a prominent American venture capitalist whom she alleged had sexually assaulted her three years ago.

Business 12 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Govt-backed Cool Japan Fund hit by harassment claims

TOKYO: A senior executive at the Cool Japan Fund, a government-backed investor in businesses that promote Japanese culture, has been accused of seeking dates and trips with women working there.

TECH 10 Jul 2017 | 9:11 AM

Growing chorus denounces sexist Silicon Valley culture

A growing chorus of voices denouncing sexist culture is echoing through male-dominated Silicon Valley, knocking a number of Internet industry executives from their perches.

Corporate News 10 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Brave’ women in tech can’t weed out misconduct alone

THIS has been the year of “brave” women. And I’m getting sick and tired of women having to be so brave.

World 09 Jul 2017 | 6:43 AM

Growing chorus denounces sexist Silicon Valley culture

SAN FRANCISCO: A growing chorus of voices denouncing sexist culture is echoing through male-dominated Silicon Valley, knocking a number of Internet industry executives from their perches.