Inside the demise of Uber founder Travis Kalanick

Travis Kalanick

The demise of Uber’s founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick was nearly as dramatic as his company’s rise. Mr. Kalanick quit as CEO in June, after a prolonged period of scandal. He tried to negotiate a graceful exit but, as Bloomberg Businessweek detailed, in the end, it was a typically chaotic departure.

Then, contrition period over, [Mr. Kalanick] got up, called a board member, demanded a new PR strategy, and embarked on a yearlong starring role as the villain who gets his comeuppance in the most gripping startup drama since the dot-com bubble. It’s a story that, until now, has never been fully told.

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One thought on “Inside the demise of Uber founder Travis Kalanick

  • Maybe it’s just me, but the original article uses the word “fall.” Using the word “demise” made me believe he was actually *dead*. As far as I’ve been able to determine, he’s not.

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