back to article Kalanick stations! Ex-Uber CEO sued for fraud by soured sugar daddy

Benchmark Capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick alleging fraud and contract violations. The complaint, filed in Delaware Chancery Court, claims that Kalanick tried to pack the taxi app maker's board with allies "to insulate his prior conduct from scrutiny and clear the path for his …

  1. ForthIsNotDead

    Uber is looking like a seriously toxic company...

    They are just bad news. They're either stealing another company's secrets or treating women like shit or their drivers are tax dodging wrong-uns on benefits.


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    2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

      Re: Uber is looking like a seriously toxic company...

      This is board level problems. That is where the buck stops.

      As far as I'm concerned, given the scumbag approach to everything this company has, the board can have as many issues as it wants to bear.

      I'm not shedding a tear for them.

      1. EveryTime

        Re: Uber is looking like a seriously toxic company...

        Exactly right. Benchmark isn't interested in fixing problems at Uber. This lawsuit is entirely about them wanting a bigger slice of the pie.

  2. Cubical Drone

    Is is just me...

    or does that photo look like a father and daughter before prom?

  3. Charlie Clark Silver badge

    Arrogant, venal capitalists lose patience with arrogant venal capitalist.

    Pot: meet kettle.

  4. nickx89

    a knack for controversy

    Uber has got a knack for controversy. It has lost the trust of majority people by now. I moved from Uber a long time.

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