August 15, 2016

Silicon Beat - August 15, 2016

SiliconBeat_header_559x124“Companies that have joined the Take off Election Day campaign include Twilio, TaskRabbit, Survey Monkey, Square, Spotify and DoorDash. Venture capital firms, including Cowboy Ventures and August Capital, also have made the pledge. VC Hunter Walk has been leading the campaign. Yuri Sagalov, co-founder and CEO of Palo Alto-based file-syncing platform AeroFS and part-time Y Combinator partner, voiced his support Monday in a blog post.

“Startup founders and tech execs, make it easy for your employees to exercise their rights,” he wrote. “Add your name to the list. Give them the day off.””

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