Uber investor Benchmark says gave Kalanick a month before filing lawsuit

Uber investor Benchmark says gave Kalanick a month before filing lawsuit

Travis Kalanick. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital said on Monday it gave Uber Technologies Inc and its ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, a month to review its recommendations before filing a lawsuit last week to force Kalanick off the board and rescind his ability to fill three board seats.

The lawsuit, filed on Thursday, also accused Kalanick of concealing a range of misdeeds from the board and scheming to retain power at Uber even after he was forced to resign as CEO in late June.

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