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Many older divorced or widowed men and women are in the same boat. You're probably not desperate enough to stalk your neighbors, or to go looking for friends with benefits in all the wrong places (bars come to mind).
They feel protective of their privacy and peace of mind, but they haven't become eunuchs or hermits. But offered a chance to reconnect with someone from your past — dinner with your high school steady, for example — you might just surprise yourself by winding up in bed.
Pavel Curda, a European angel investor, (now ex) contributor at The Next Web and mentor to several startups, has admitted to sending a sexually explicit, inappropriate email to a woman entrepreneur following a meeting during a conference, implying a “Deal” could be struck. I stupidly did not do anything after that to emphasise that I was totally wrong and had been inappropriate.” Curda also added: “For the record I don’t have a drinking problem, this was a one-off mistake. I apologised immediately after and offered to help as a mentor. He’s listed as a mentor with the now defunct Springboard accelerator and Seedcamp.
While he has apologised, it’s since emerged that he sent the same email to another woman at the event. We checked with Seedcamp and they say he has not mentored there for two years.
En español | You made the mistake of asking your adult daughter if that guy she went out with last night was "anything serious." She gave you a nonchalant shrug and smiled.
"Don't book the church yet, Mom — it was just a hookup!
The incident serves to remind us of the often all-too-obvious imbalance between men in tech who are in positions of power, and the many women who are simply trying to be an equal part of this industry. I am not leave [sic.] Berlin without having sex with you. ” Following that story, Curda – who is single – yesterday tweeted that his email had been “hacked.” However, today he told me by phone that his email had not in fact been hacked and that he did indeed send the offending emails to Haas. He is an investor at Apiary, a former Springboard company.
Personally, I think it all comes down to a very simple choice at any age: Is enduring loneliness, celibacy and extreme horniness really a better option than exchanging a few "simple gifts" between friends? Pepper Schwartz answers your sex, relationships and dating questions in her blog.In the past he’s been a regular contributor to The Next Web tech news site.Editor Martin Bryant told us Curda had now been banned from writing for the site, and the site has made a statement. A few days after the conference she sent me a Linked In invite and when I replied she said it had been a mistake and she had sent it out to all the emails she’d got at the event. She spoke about her projects the night before (I might have been critical… There was no request for investment offer from her side.” Curda lists his activities in various places, such as his About Me page.
He said: “We talked about business in general only…
Tech Crunch has independently verified the emails as genuine, including the one in the screenshot above.