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