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Startup founder Melissa Hanna says more Silicon Valley investors need to be courageous and invest in people ‘who are not like them’

Melissa Hanna is the co-founder of Mahmee, a prenatal and postpartum care management platform connecting healthcare systems with maternity experts.

How this founder turned a hackathon project into a startup that’s changing call centers

When Tiago Paiva won a Twilio hackathon in 2011, he moved to the U.S. from Portugal. Now, his company Talkdesk is one of the most recognizable names in the call center industry, with clients such as IBM, Peet's Coffee, Dropbox, and apparel store Zumiez.

A famous startup incubator suspended its Canada fund after its founder admitted to being ‘a creep’

Canadian investors didn't want McClure to receive a dime in profit.

A 500 Startups partner just quit, saying leadership was untruthful about the Dave McClure situation

A partner at 500 Startups quit in a letter accusing the company of mishandling accusations of sexual assault.

Famous tech investor accused of sexual harassment: ‘I probably deserve to be called a creep’

The revelations about Dave McClure, the founder of 500 startups, are the latest in a string of events that have exposed an ugly reality in Silicon Valley.

The head of one of San Francisco’s most famous startup farms is no longer running his firm after being accused of sexual harassment

The founding partner of 500 Startups, Dave McClure, is no longer in charge of day-to-day operations following accusations of sexual harassment.

Planned Parenthood is following the ACLU’s lead and is joining a Silicon Valley startup accelerator

Planned Parenthood gets a $100,000 check and some technical help by enrolling in 500 Startups seed program.

A well-known Silicon Valley investor just had an on-stage meltdown over Trump winning the presidency

Dave McClure, the founder of Silicon Valley venture fund 500 Startups, went on an expletive-laden rant about Trump winning the presidency at Web Summit.

Startups are cherry picking totally random metrics to show off to would-be investors

I listened to 156 pitches over two weeks at 500 Startups and Y Combinator demo days, and this is what stood out.