This Tech Entrepreneur Thinks Women Who Wear High Heels Are Brainless


Yesterday night, during an event hosted by Orrick TOTAL ACCESS, Jorge Cortell, Founder and CEO of Kanterson Systems took a picture of a female attendee’s high heels and tweeted the following:

The event was called “Reverse” Demo Day, where top VC firms including Greycroft, Lerer Ventures, Softbank, and 37 Angels pitch themselves to entrepreneurs — how nice for a change right?

Naturally, Jorge’s tweet immediately got a ton of scrutiny and his account has been subjected with angry tweets. His Twitter account was also suspended for a short amount of time from him responding to all the tweets he has gotten regarding his comments. This is currently his defense:

Do you guys think Jorge has a point? Make some noise in the comments below!

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