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July 2, 2017, 1:10 PM

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Katie Benner / New York Times:
More female entrepreneurs describe sexual harassment by investors on the record; Dave McClure is no longer running 500 Startups after an internal investigation  —  Their stories came out slowly, even hesitantly, at first.  Then in a rush.  —  One female entrepreneur recounted …
Dave McClure / 500 Hats:
Dave McClure apologizes for inappropriate advances towards multiple women, says Christine Tsai and 500 Startups senior management were unaware until recently  —  By now you may have heard I f**ked up, and people are calling me a creep.  —  While I'd like to believe that I'm not a bad or evil person …
Christine Tsai / 500 Startups:
Christine Tsai says she is now CEO of 500 Startups after Dave McClure was found to have behaved inappropriately with women  —  “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  —  This is the advice I give to people whenever they ask for it.  It's aspirational, which means it is a lot easier said than done.
Mo Marshall / VentureBeat:
Block.one sets record with $185M ICO over a 5 day period for its EOS token, says its blockchain platform can process millions of transactions/second fee-free  —  Blockchain startup Block.one announced this morning that it has raised $185 million in just five days of selling its EOS cryptocurrency token.
Politico:
Trump voter-fraud panel's data request made to all states is a gold mine for hackers, say infosec experts; 20+ states refuse, including Mississippi and Virginia  —  Cybersecurity specialists are warning that President Donald Trump's voter-fraud commission may unintentionally expose voter data …
Vernon Silver / Bloomberg:
Profile of Chaos Computer Club, a ~5,500-strong German hacker group founded in 1981, working on election information security, promoting hacking best practices  —  The hack began as trash talk.  Germany's voting computers were so vulnerable to tampering that they could be reprogrammed to play chess, the hackers boasted.

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