DFJ founding partner Steve Jurvetson quits amid harassment probe

DFJ founding partner Steve Jurvetson quits amid harassment probe

DFJ founding partner Steve Jurvetson. Photo: Bloomberg

Steve Jurvetson on Monday resigned from venture capital firm Draper FisherJurvetson (DFJ) and took a leave of absence form the boards of Tesla Inc and SpaceX amid an internal probe into sexual harassment allegations made against him.

Jurvetson, founding partner of DFJ, denied the allegations and said in a tweet on Monday, “I am leaving DFJ to focus on personal matters, including taking legal action against those whose false statements have defamed me.”

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