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  • Co-founder conflict Crunch Network

    Co-founder conflict

    Here’s how it felt in the weeks before I resigned from my last startup: I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. Resting pulse at 120. I had reached a point where I couldn’t agree with my co-founder over the future of the company. I had to step away. Every co-founder situation is different, but one common problem revolves around how founders engage in conflict: either not… Read More

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    Theranos might be on life support

    Theranos might be on life support

    It probably comes as no surprise: Theranos, the blood testing technology company once worth billions, is struggling to survive. With no revenue, no money set aside to deal with legal expenses and a fraction of the funding it once had to work with, Theranos may not have long before it bleeds out entirely. Read More

  • Transcend VR sues investor Mike Rothenberg for fraud and breach of contract

    Transcend VR sues investor Mike Rothenberg for fraud and breach of contract

    Mike Rothenberg has been in a heap of trouble over a series of purportedly fraudulent transactions within his investment firm Rothenberg Ventures and his virtual reality startup River Studios. Now Transcend VR, as first reported in The Wall Street Journal, is suing the venture capitalist on allegations of fraud, breach of contract and deceptive diversion of funds. Read More

  • Former Magic Leap VP brought in to appeal to women is now suing for sexual discrimination

    Former Magic Leap VP brought in to appeal to women is now suing for sexual discrimination

    Making women like your technology starts with listening to the women working on it. That’s not what former VP of marketing at Magic Leap Tannen Campbell says she experienced while on the job. Campbell was brought in by the company to help improve Magic Leap’s appeal to women, but she is now suing the augmented reality startup for sexual discrimination. Read More

  • Data shows a downward demographic spiral for Republicans Crunch Network

    Data shows a downward demographic spiral for Republicans

    It’s clear Republicans hitched their wagon to a demographic they have successfully exploited at historic levels the last couple of decades. Yet in doing that they’ve still lost six of the last seven popular votes, and, as the data shows, they’ve now pretty much run out of white evangelicals to add to the mix. Read More

  • Trump’s first weeks in office have politicized the tech industry Crunch Network

    Trump’s first weeks in office have politicized the tech industry

    Though some upsides to Trump’s IT policy may emerge, a lack of internal structure in the White House is adding to the uncertainty that began on the campaign trail. The president’s tech agenda is largely a blank slate. During the election, candidate Trump issued no major tech policy briefs, gave no major IT speeches and generally only talked about tech to hammer Apple or Amazon on jobs. Read More

  • How to make Facebook politics less painful Crunch Network

    How to make Facebook politics less painful

    The social norms of in-person communication clearly don’t exist online, and Facebook is limited by constraints of design, structure and algorithms — constraints that don’t exist in person. So how can Facebook make politics less painful? Let’s take a look at four behavioral design strategies Facebook could use to facilitate discourse and help you avoid offending a… Read More

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