Thursday, 7 December 2017

A fifth of startup founders think sexism reports are 'overblown'

Yet 40 percent believe the problem is bigger than the media reports.

Despite the pervasive issue of sexism and harassment in Silicon Valley gaining prominence in recent times, it seems the industry still has a long way to go in acknowledging the problem. A survey by venture firm First Round Capital polled 800 startup founders and found that 19 percent of respondents (that's nearly a fifth) believe sexual harassment in tech has been "overblown" by the media, while 40 percent say the issue is "more significant than the media is reporting". 

By Rachel England.

Full story at Engadget.

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