Shortly after her expose, allegations against Binary Capital co-founder Justin Caldbeck and 500 Startups founder Dave McClure surfaced.
“I think that the ecosystem is evolving and changing, and the country is changing,” DST Global founder Yuri Milner said at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco this week.
“And what was acceptable even a few years ago is no longer acceptable.
He’s right that a lot of these issues came up in the early-stage space, but it doesn’t mean they’re non-existent in late-stage interactions between VCs and founders.
Kevin Durant of the Warriors has his own early-stage fund with Rich Kleiman called Durant Company.
In August, Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) introduced a new bill, SB 224, to explicitly prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry.