Mitch Kapor

500 Startups LPs Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein react to Dave McClure’s resignation

Earlier today, TechCrunch reported that 500 Startups co-founder Dave McClure, who had already stepped down as CEO, has resigned from his general partner role. Now, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein,

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

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

INNOVATE2016: Silicon Valley needs to address equality or risk being vilified in the U.S.

Entrepreneurs and investors need to build innovative products and services that benefit everyone, and not just the privileged. Unless Silicon Valley becomes more inclusive, eventually the populists w

Kapor Capital Invests $100,000 In Three Startups Doing People Operations

Kapor Capital, in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs and Village Capital, hosted a pitch competition earlier today in Oakland, California, for startups that are working on revamping the old-sc

We’re At The Beginning Of A Venture Capital Revolution

Backers of startups worldwide are looking for the next “disruptive trend" that can overturn industries. Ironically, the venture capital industry has begun to resemble markets that investors themselv

Developing Targeted Initiatives For Women Of Color In Tech

More than 30 diverse tech startups recently attended the first-ever White House Demo Day as part of President Obama’s Startup America initiative to call attention to the low numbers of women and min

BlockChalk Draws $1 Million In Seed Financing From Schachter, Battery, And Founder Collective

<img src=""> Geo-messaging startup <a href="">BlockChalk</a> raised $1 million in seed financing from an impressive