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ReadThisThing (Mar 26th, 2018)

[Travis] Kalanick is fueling his comeback with his own money—earned from selling Uber shares—but it wouldn’t be surprising if outside investors stepped in to back him. In tech, scandals never seem to stick to a person for long. Ousted bad boys are somehow able to change the narrative.

WIRED magazine takes a look at the Silicon Valley phenomenon of disgraced founders being able to revive their careers with the smallest amount of effort. On second chances and why SV grants them repeatedly, and who may be left out of the conversation as a result. 

Read: Travis Kalanick's Return and the 'Bad Boys' Who Always Come Back

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