Frank Artale, a managing partner at venture capital firm Ignition Partners, resigned after a complaint of misconduct from an anonymous source earlier this month, GeekWire reported Tuesday.
Ignition didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. In its statement provided to GeekWire, the firm didn’t specify what kind of misconduct had been alleged.
The situation is the latest in a string of misconduct and sexual harassment allegations that have come to light over the past month in the VC world.
Binary Capital’s co-founder Justin Caldbeck left his job after a story from The Information said he’d made sexual advances at female entrepreneurs. Then, and issued public apologies after being named in a report by The New York Times about sexual harassment in the technology startup industry.
Published at Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:57:21 +0000