It’s a sad state of affairs when a woman reaches out for career advice from an industry influencer, and instead finds herself on the receiving end of inappropriate messages.
When 18-year-old Lydia Jones contacted a male entrepreneur for career advice, the conversation quickly took a handbrake turn into creepy territory.
Jones’ says she wanted a steer on entering the tech scene in London as her start-up Trooops is based in the north of England and she’s found it « very hard » to find people « willing to help » with growth and funding in that area. Jones told Mashable she reached out to the man after seeing him post « numerous times » in the London Startup and Entrepreneurs Facebook group. Read more…
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