Hyperloop One co-founder Shervin Pishevar takes leave of absence after sexual assault allegations

Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has taken a leave of absence from Sherpa Capital and Virgin Hyperloop One in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations, saying he plans to focus on p...

Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has taken a leave of absence from Sherpa Capital and Virgin Hyperloop One in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations, saying he plans to focus on pursuing a defamation lawsuit that he filed last month against a political opposition research group. Pishevar says that the decision is meant to “eliminate any potential distraction to the great and important work being done at these companies.”Pishevar’s lawsuit claims that he was targeted for a “smea...