A sixth female has arrive ahead to accuse venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar of sexual misconduct, alleging in an interview with Axios that the Sherpa Capital and Virgin Hyperloop 1 government forcibly kissed her and behaved inappropriately following a 2011 charity party.
Laura Fitton, a Boston-based entrepreneur and creator, informed Axios she was pushed to arrive ahead immediately after Pishevar introduced he would be having a go away of absence to go after authorized action towards his accusers.
Fitton alleges she and Pishevar ended up leaving a New York City right after bash in 2011 underneath the pretense of meeting mates of Pishevar’s in a lodge room to purchase space support. When the two had been by yourself in an elevator, she claims, Pishevar forcibly kissed her and she pushed him absent.
Fitton and Pishevar ongoing on to the resort home, wherever she suggests no pals at any time joined them and Pishevar ongoing to make sexual innovations.
Fitton claims she later on tackled that night with Pishevar, informing him it was unprofessional, but he turned down that characterization of the condition.
Pishevar, as a result of an legal professional, informed Axios he “unequivocally and categorically denies any inappropriate habits toward Ms. Fitton.”
The government previously confronted sexual harassment promises from 5 women of all ages dating back to November.
Read through the full Axios interview right here.