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In a #MeToo environment that encourages people to name their harassers, Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator released results of a survey confirming what we already knew — that female founders are too often the victims of sexual harassment.
As part of the release, YC said it has established a formal process for its founders to report harassment and assault using Bookface, a private digital community portal for YC founders. YC encourages other investors to set up similar reporting systems, according to a YC blog post.
“We created a formal process for founders in the YC community to report bad behavior by investors,” YC wrote. “You can report at any time, even years after the incident took place. The report will remain confidential.”
Earlier in 2018, YC funded Callisto, a 7-year-old nonprofit that graduated from YC’s winter 2018 class. Callisto is dedicated to building technology to combat sexual assault and harassment. Using Callisto, Click here to read entire article