Editor’s note: Veteran entrepreneur, blogger and author Joe Procopio takes his Startup Show into what he calls “uncomfortable” topics with a discussion about sexual harassment “because we need to move the conversation forward too.”

DURHAM – In Episode 5.2 of The Startup Show, we talk about sexual harassment in startup culture. 

The recent incident at 500 Startups isn’t the first time sexual harassment has made an appearance in startup culture. Far from it, just look at all the recent issues at Uber as a starting point. Nor do we think that this is something that will magically go away anytime soon.

It sucks, and we just feel like startup culture should, and more importantly COULD, be better than corporate culture in this regard. And we think the responsibility for that falls heavily on dudes like us.

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