Improving Diversity and Reducing Harassment in VC


Sarah Kunst

Cleo Capital

Niniane Wang


Reed Albergotti, reporter at The Information who broke news of Justin Caldbeck, a VC accused of unwanted advances toward female founders leads a talk with Niniane Wang, founder & CEO of Evertoon, whose account was included, and Sarah Kunst, founder & CEO at, who experienced harassment from another VC, 500 Startups' Dave McClure. They will discuss the culture within the VC community, ideas around improving diversity among decision-makers at VC firms, and the climate for women in tech.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate