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  1. Tech women speak frankly on sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Times of India

    The tech industry has long suffered a gender imbalance, with companies such as Google and Facebook acknowledging how few women were in their ranks. Some female engineers have started to speak out on sexual harassment.

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  2. Silicon Valley Women, in Cultural Shift, Frankly Describe Sexual HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The New York Times

    One female entrepreneur recounted how she had been propositioned by a Silicon Valley venture capitalist while seeking a job with him, which she did not land after rebuffing him. Another showed the increasingly suggestive messages she had received from a start-up investor.

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  3. Sexual harassment scandal shakes insular, influential venture capital worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | USA Today

    After complaints about a Binary Capital partner brings firm near collapse, more unnerving revelations about bad behavior in the clubby profession are expected. Sexual harassment scandal shakes insular, influential venture capital world After complaints about a Binary Capital partner brings firm near collapse, more unnerving revelations about bad behavior in the clubby profession are expected.

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  4. Solar Financier Spruce Ends Goldman-Led Review, Names CEORead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Spruce Finance Inc. scrapped a strategic review being led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. that could have resulted in the sale of the clean-energy financier. Instead, the San Francisco-based company promoted two of its senior executives and has begun selling existing loans, leases and power purchase agreements to streamline operations and focus on profitability.

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  5. Solar Financier Spruce Ends Goldman-Led Review, Names New CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Bloomberg

    It also raised $25 million in funding from existing lender HPS Investment Partners LLC. "It made sense to transition from a place where we were holding assets on the books," said Steve Olszewski, Spruce's former chief operating officer who's been appointed chief executive officer. The company expects to continue servicing loans that it sells, and still controls about $500 million of such assets.

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  6. Binary Accused of Post-Resignation Harassment by Ex-EmployeeRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A former employee is suing Binary Capital LLC for harassing and defaming her after she resigned from the venture capital firm, following recent revelations that co-founder Justin Caldbeck made unwelcome sexual advances toward female startup founders. Ann Lai, who was a principal at Binary until May 2016, said in a lawsuit filed in a California court that Caldbeck had texted her repeatedly after she left the firm, threatening her not to disparage or divulge information about the company.

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  7. CloudHealth Raises $46M Funding Round, Founder Calls Cloud 'One Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | CRN

    CloudHealth, a Boston-based startup offering a comprehensive cloud management platform that is seeing rapid adoption, raised $46 million in additional venture capital this week to scale more quickly. CloudHealth will mostly invest the latest funding in developing its products across partner cloud providers, but will also finance new sales and marketing efforts, as well as further expansion of a platform for enabling channel partners, Joe Kinsella, CloudHealth's founder and CTO, told CRN.

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  8. VC-backed AEye adds three to teamRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | PE Hub

    Pleasanton, California-based AEye Inc, a developer of advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms for self-driving vehicles, has beefed up its team with three new hires. Joining the company are John Stockton as vice president of product, Dr. Allan Steinhardt as chief engineer and Blair LaCorte as chief of staff.

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  9. Egnyte Rolls Out New Cloud-Based Governance Solution, Using Analytics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    Egnyte Protect is changing the way people think about governance as we are now able to quickly and easily deliver the highest level of content protection to businesses of all shapes and sizes without impeding productivity and diversity of apps. Egnyte, the leading cloud provider of smart content collaboration and governance, today announced the general availability of their content governance solution, Egnyte Protect.

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  10. Cybriant Strengthens AlienVault Connection with Four Levels of PartnershipRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    Working with AlienVault enables us to extend the benefits of our enterprise grade cybersecurity services to mid-market and SMB companies. Cybriant announced today it is a reseller, Managed Security Service Provider , Certified Implementation Partner, and Certified Training Partner with AlienVault .

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  11. eASIC Recognizes Growth in Demand From China and Establishes eASIC Shenzhen WFOERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Design And Reuse

    ... a, California. Investors include Khosla Ventures, Crescendo Ventures, Seagate Technology, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB) and Evergreen Partners. For more information, visit www.easic.com .

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  12. CloudHealth raises $46M from Kleiner Perkins as IPO march continuesRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Business Journal

    Boston-based CloudHealth Technologies Inc. has raised $46 million in a Series D round of funding led by West Coast investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the backer of companies like Google, Amazon, Spotify and Uber.

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  13. Sexual harassment scandal: Silicon Valley VC resigns over claims of inappropriate conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    In the latest sexual harassment scandal to shake Silicon Valley, the co-founder of a venture capital firm resigned this week after six women accused him of making unwelcome advances ranging from late-night texts to groping. Justin Caldbeck stepped down Sunday from San Francisco-based Binary Capital, the VC firm he helped launch and had managed since 2014, after posting a public apology.

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  14. NGEN Partners Gets Exit At Choose EnergyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | SocalTECH.com

    Santa Barbara- and New York-based clean technology investor NGEN Partners has scored an exit at Choose Energy , a startup which lets consumers comparison shop for and select electric energy providers, according to a report. The report, from Fortune, said the deal was worth less than $100M.

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  15. CFO Tries to Keep Cycling Company From Spinning Its WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    With a couple of IPOs under her belt, Lisa Klinger takes a slower approach in helping to plot Peloton's path "When I first joined, our CEO said that if we are not public within 12 months, he would be disappointed," recalls the finance chief of Peloton Interactive Inc., the 400-person Manhattan-based company that sells internet-connected bikes and subscriptions to cycling classes . "I cringed," she said.

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  16. Electric-bus startup Proterra shifts into higher gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Tesla's Elon Musk transformed electric cars into objects of desire. Can Proterra do the same for the electric city bus? But looks aren't everything.

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  17. After Uber, more women speak up about Silicon Valley sexismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | USA Today

    After allegations of rampant sexism led to the ouster of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick as CEO, more women are speaking up about sexism in Silicon Valley's male-dominated tech industry. After Uber, more women speak up about Silicon Valley sexism After allegations of rampant sexism led to the ouster of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick as CEO, more women are speaking up about sexism in Silicon Valley's male-dominated tech industry.

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  18. California startup banks on electric buses - Fri, 23 Jun 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Tesla's Elon Musk transformed electric cars into objects of desire. Can Proterra do the same for the electric city bus? But looks aren't everything.

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  19. Why Aren't More Employees Suing Uber?Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | Wired

    Travis Kalanick announced his resignation as CEO on Tuesday, many of those who pushed for his ouster after years of management scandals credited Susan Fowler. In February, the former Uber engineer published While it's easy to trace the tremendous impact Fowler had on the $70 billion transportation juggernaut, Fowler-like other current and former Uber employees-probably won't see her day in court.

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  20. Egnyte Achieves Profitability, But Growth Is ElusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    Still, Egnyte needs to find some strategic levers of growth relatively soon, as it is now approaching its 10-year anniversary. Founded in 2008 by entrepreneurs Vineet Jain, Rajesh Ram and Kris Lahiri, Mountain View Calif.,-based Egnyte was set up when the co-founders replaced a physical file server with a multi-tenanted and hosted server.

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