Kleiner Perkins Q&A: We Felt ‘Betrayed’ by Ellen Pao

Two general partners at the venture capital firm speak out about the gender-discrimination lawsuit

KPCB's John Doerr and Beth Seidenberg: Studio 1.0 (06/18)

Ellen Pao's gender-discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, was the most closely watched trial in recent Silicon Valley history, and revealed intimate details about the inner workings of the storied venture capital firm. This week, a judge ruled that Pao will have to pay Kleiner Perkins about $276,000 in court costs after losing the lawsuit. Kleiner had asked for $1 million to cover legal costs, and offered to waive that if Pao dropped her appeal. Pao, however, reserved her right to appeal, and the case could go on for years.

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