The Google engineer who was fired last week over his memo wrote that most women were biologically unsuited to working in tech because they were more focused on “feelings and aesthetics than ideas” and had “a stronger interest in people rather than things.”
1. Culture matters, right from the beginning – be intentional about it. HR is in the best seat to help define, articulate and provide oversight to ensure there is consistency across the entire organization with everything that touches the team.
A female GitHub Inc. engineer’s tweets on Friday that she left the San Francisco-based technology company because of alleged gender discrimination should serve as a warning that startups can be especially susceptible to these claims
Xconomy, the online technology publication, posted an interesting article today regarding Series A funding. I highly recommend you read the entire article and spend some time playing with the online financial calculator the author, Sim Simeonov has created.
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According to a recent report from Cooley, Godward, Kronish, LLP the future is a bit brighter for companies out looking for Venture funding. The data revealed that the median for pre-money valuations has increased slightly and the report also pointed out that a higher percentage of deals were up rounds.