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Shervin Pishevar takes leave from VC firm, Hyperloop One amid sexual misconduct allegations

bizjournals Tuesday, 5 December 2017
Shervin Pishevar, the Bay Area venture capitalist and co-founder and co-executive chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, is taking a leave of absence from his firm Sherpa Capital and the hyperloop startup headquartered in downtown Los Angeles. The move follows the publication of allegations of sexual misconduct against the entrepreneur in Bloomberg last week, in which a half-dozen women accused Pishevar of sexual harassment or assault. The allegations include unwanted sexual advances toward Austin Geidt,…
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