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The 2017 TechCrunch Include Progress Report

This is the second annual TechCrunch Include Progress Report. Covering diversity and inclusion in the tech industry cannot be done in a vacuum. As aspects of identity are intersectional, so too should

Why Freada Kapor Klein thinks there’s a moral crisis in Silicon Valley

Every week, it seems, brings new ethical questions about Silicon Valley. A seemingly endless rash of sexual scandals in the venture community. Twitter supposedly used by anonymous Russian trolls t

Uber investors who called it “toxic” are satisfied by plans for change

Freada and Mitch Kapor broke rank with typical investor silence in the face of scandals at their portfolio companies by publicly criticizing Uber in February, saying it was “toxic” and had

How will Silicon Valley respond to Trump?

Kapor Capital founding partner Freada Kapor Klein isn't happy. Klein, one of technology's leading social activists and impact investors, has been "deeply troubled" by the election of Donald Trump.

INNOVATE2016: Freada Kapor Klein on fixing tech’s gender problem

Companies that focus on diversity will succeed, because hiring women and minorities makes business sense. But it’s not easy. Scientific research is showing that our brains are hardwired to be biased