• A secret fundraiser revealed Pete Buttigieg is being backed by some of Silicon Valley's wealthiest families

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

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    Pete Buttigieg is having a fundraiser hosted for him by a group of extremely wealthy Silicon Valley families, according to a host list obtained by Recode.
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is listed as a co-host, as are family members of Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt, and Sheryl Sandberg.
    Buttigieg has come under fire from rival Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren for his ties to big tech.
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    Pete Buttigieg is having a fundraiser thrown for him by a who's-who of wealthy Silicon Valley families.
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  • The CEO of a Silicon Valley startup was quietly fired after allegedly spending over $75,000 at strip clubs and charging it to a company credit card

    The CEO of a Silicon Valley startup was quietly fired after allegedly spending over $75,000 at strip clubs and charging it to a company credit card

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Eric Gilmore, the CEO of Silicon Valley startup Turvo, was fired back in May after it was discovered he spent more than $75,000 at strip clubs and expensed it to a company credit card, Bloomberg reported .
    Gilmore allegedly expensed $76,120 at "adult entertainment venues" over a three-year period, according to a legal filing .
    Gilmore filed a lawsuit against Turvo, but didn't deny the claims around his expenses. Rather, he argued that the board didn't follow proper procedure when it released him from the role. The suit settled in September, Bloomberg reports.
    Turvo named a new CEO in...
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