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Dec

As harassment scandal reaches tech industry, start-ups look for ways to check bad behavior

Pressure from founders might put some venture capital firms on notice However, to change the culture of venture capital, people up and down the chain of power need to roll up their sleeves, said Beth Steinberg, founder of talent advisory READ MORE

11

Nov

Uber’s Employee Ratings Put Women at a Disadvantage

At Uber, discrimination was baked into the system, a new suit alleges, pointing to systemic bias against women in the ride-sharing company’s performance evaluations. Suit Says Uber’s Employee Ratings Put Women at a Disadvantage To assess and promote — or fire READ MORE

17

Mar

At South By Southwest: Fresh Ideas About Working
At South By Southwest: Fresh Ideas About Working

The first session was led by three high-powered women from the human resources world: Patty McCord, Colleen McCreary, and Beth Steinberg – former head of people at companies like Facebook and Nike, whose Mensch Ventures now helps companies with talent issues.  

02

Mar

Ad tech firm Turn acquired by Singapore telco Singtel for $310 million

Ad tech company Turn has been acquired by Amobee, the ad tech division of Singapore-based telco Singtel, for $310 million. Turn offers a demand-side platform (DSP), a data management platform, and an analytics platform — automated systems that help advertisers plan, buy, and READ MORE

16

Jan

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2016
The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Being a good manager is not about avoiding failure — it’s about enabling as many different paths forward as possible for as long as possible. Read More

21

Oct

Cisco strengthens Spark meetings management with Worklife acquisition

Cisco announced that it was acquiring Worklife, a member of the Y Combinator winter 2015 class, for an undisclosed sum.

11

Apr

How to Lead and Rally a Company Through a Layoff
How to Lead and Rally a Company Through a Layoff

The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and U2 aren’t the only ones who can fill up the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado. If every person that Beth Steinberg has helped hire took a seat at the venue, about 500 people READ MORE

25

Apr

Mensch Ventures advises Hackbright Academy on its $18 million acquisition by Capella Education

Mensch Ventures has been advising Hackbright Academy since late 2015 on a variety of leadership and organizational issues, including in its $18 million acquisition by Capella Education.

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Apr

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Apr

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