Media Coverage

Media Coverage

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

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

December 13, 2017
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 firm Mensch... Read More
Uber’s Employee Ratings Put Women at a Disadvantage

Uber’s Employee Ratings Put Women at a Disadvantage

November 11, 2017
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 p... Read More
At South By Southwest: Fresh Ideas About Working

At South By Southwest: Fresh Ideas About Working

March 17, 2017
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 ta... Read More
Ad tech firm Turn acquired by Singapore telco Singtel for $310 million

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

March 2, 2017
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 ... Read More
The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2016

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2016

January 16, 2017
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... Read More
Cisco strengthens Spark meetings management with Worklife acquisition

Cisco strengthens Spark meetings management with Worklife acquisition

October 21, 2016
Cisco announced that it was acquiring Worklife, a member of the Y Combinator winter 2015 class, for an undisclosed sum.... Read More
How to Lead and Rally a Company Through a Layoff

How to Lead and Rally a Company Through a Layoff

April 11, 2016
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 would be left standing. read ... Read More
Palantir Case Draws Attention to Discriminatory Potential of Referral Programs

Palantir Case Draws Attention to Discriminatory Potential of Referral Programs

September 28, 2016
Engineers who work at the data-mining company Palantir don’t know enough Asian people. Or at least that’s the implication in a lawsuit the federal Labor Department filed against the company on Monday, claiming it discriminated against Asian job a... Read More
Mensch Ventures advises Hackbright Academy on its $18 million acquisition by Capella Education

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

April 25, 2016
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.... Read More