These Women Are Putting Sexist VCs on Notice
They’re investing in dignity. Recent scandals have revealed Silicon Valley as a hotbed of sexism, but sites like FairFunders, built by an army of female founders, are fighting back. They rate and review venture capitalists to warn female and minority entrepreneurs of what unseemly conduct they might face. Though steering founders away from bad VCs might seem like a simplistic remedy for an ingrained problem, these entrepreneurs see it as part of a broader movement that includes California’s legislative efforts to crack down on sexual harassment in business.