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Virgin Hyperloop One has a new CEO and board chairman

High-speed futuristic transportation company Virgin Hyperloop One is changing up its leadership. CEO Rob Lloyd has left after three years at the helm and Jay Walder, who ran bike-sharing operator Moti

Uber investor Shervin Pishevar resigns from Sherpa Capital

Hyperloop One co-founder and early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar has announced his resignation from Sherpa Capital, the venture capital firm he co-founded, following sexual misconduct allegations. "I

In the world of VC, harassment claims aren’t necessarily a deal killer

A storm fueled by greater awareness about sexual assault and harassment has been gaining momentum in the U.S. ever since a former Uber engineer named Susan Fowler hit “publish” on a post about her

Two Democratic senators donate funds from Shervin Pishevar to charities for women

Two Senate Democrats will donate funds they received from Shervin Pishevar to charitable organizations after the venture capitalist was accused of sexual harassment and assault by multiple women. Acco

Shervin Pishevar responds to allegations of sexual misconduct, calling it a ‘smear campaign’

Early yesterday evening, a story broke on Bloomberg alleging Uber investor and Hyperloop One co-founder Shervin Pishevar had used his position of power to make unwanted sexual advances to at least fiv

VC Shervin Pishevar sues GOP opposition research firm for ‘smear campaign’

Sherpa Capital co-founder Shervin Pishevar has filed a lawsuit against Definers Public Affairs, a Republican opposition research firm that he believes is being paid to spread rumors about him.

Crunch Report | Apple Might Be Getting Rid of the Home Button

Apple might be getting rid of the home button, Uber confirms that Dara Khosrowshahi is the new CEO, an Uber investor forgets he isn't a Roman and Alexa and Cortana make friends. All this on Crunch Rep

Benchmark-Kalanick Uber board suit sent to arbitration

Today, a Delaware court ruled in the favor of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, who asked that a case brought against him by early Uber investor Benchmark be moved to arbitration, allowing him to avoid

Pishevar calls Benchmark-Kalanick lawsuit ‘grandest business and moral battles of our generation’

Early Uber investor and former board member Shervin Pishevar can't seem to stop weighing in on Benchmark's lawsuit with former CEO Travis Kalanick.

Pishevar accuses Benchmark of leaking info about Uber

Some Uber investors are demanding that the company inspect its records to find evidence of Benchmark Capital leaking confidential information to employees and others. On the heels of yesterday's motio

Pishevar intervenes in Benchmark-Kalanick lawsuit

Early Uber investor and former board member Shervin Pishevar is speaking out against Benchmark again. This time, he penned a letter to Uber’s board, demanding that Benchmark Capital drop its law

#Calexit is Silicon Valley’s plan to pack up its toys and leave

California’s reliably-blue votes gave Hillary Clinton a boost on election night, but they weren’t enough to carry her to the presidency. Now, Californians angered by Donald Trump’s w

Shervin Pishevar: The first Hyperloop will likely be built overseas

Shervin Pishevar, well-known venture capitalist and co-founder in the two-year-old L.A.-based futuristic transportation company Hyperloop One came to TechCrunch Disrupt today to chat about shooting ac

A look inside Hyperloop One’s wildly fast future

What’s really going on at Hyperloop One – the futuristic transportation system proposing to shoot humans from point A to B at 750 miles-per-hour? The startup changed its name from Hyperloo

Hyperloop One unveils new manufacturing plant in Nevada

Hyperloop One is today announcing the opening of its first manufacturing plant. Called Hyperloop One Metalworks, the 105,000 square-foot building in North Las Vegas will be the new professional home o

Hyperloop One files $250 million countersuit accusing BamBrogan of a “malicious smear campaign”

Hyperloop One filed a countersuit against co-founder and former CTO Brogan BamBrogan today, claiming he was part of a group of four employees engaged in misconduct and abusive behavior. The transpor

L.A. judge dismisses Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan’s restraining order against Afshin Pishevar

A Los Angeles judge has dismissed former Hyperloop One CTO and co-founder Brogan BamBrogan’s restraining order against the company’s former head of legal Afshin Pishevar. BamBrogan and sev

Ousted Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan is suing Shervin Pishevar, claims harrassment

Recently departed Hyperloop One co-founder Brogan BamBrogan has filed a restraining order against the company’s former head of legal Afshin Pishevar and a lawsuit against both Afshin and his bro

Hyperloop One co-founder and CTO Brogan BamBrogan steps down

Hyperloop One co-founder and CTO Brogan BamBrogan is out at the company and former SVP of engineering Josh Geigel will be taking over BamBrogan’s role as CTO. The move, though abrupt, may have b

Blavity’s Morgan DeBaun is speaking at Disrupt SF 2016

Blavity is the bee's knees — the cream of the crop media platform and community for black millennials in the digital age. Founded by Morgan DeBaun and Aaron Samuels, Blavity ultimately aims to becom
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